This webinar will provide a deep dive into the historical context of the Minnesota Starvation Experiment. This research advanced our understanding of physiological and psychological effects of malnutrition. Ancel Keys’ starvation experiment is important because of its results, but also because of its methodology and the questions it raises about informed consent for research participants.
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The National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCEED maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry
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