Dangerous Eating Behaviors May Originate Physiology of the Brain
There’s no doubt that western cultures emphasize and value thin body types for women. But to what extent are cultural values responsible for eating disorders? The jury is still out on that, but three studies reveal interesting brain deviations in women with anorexia.
First Study: Anorexics Have Larger Brain Regions
It turns out that anorexics have more gray matter in regions of the brain responsible for taste, satiety and body image.