Archive for October, 2009

Unit 5 Blog

October 26, 2009

My Chosen Research Question is: What are the effcts of eating chocolate on our emotions?
Search Statement: Emotional Eating

1. A book on the topic from the AUC Library:

Treating childhood behavioral and emotional problems : a step-by-step, evidence-based approach / edited by Andrew R. Eisen. Published by Guilford Press in New York 2008. RJ506.A33 T74 2008

2. A book published between 2002 and 2004:

Well-being : the foundations of hedonic psychology / Daniel Kahneman, Ed Diener, and Norbert Schwarz, editors. Published by Russell Sage Foundation in New York 2003. BF637.C5 W454 2003

3. A film held by AUC:

You, your body, and your self-image [videorecording] / Films for the Humanities and Sciences. BF697.5.B63 Y68 1998


Unit 4 Blog

October 19, 2009

1.My Research Question is: What are the effects of eating chocolate on our emotions?

2.I searched Academic Search Complete for Chocolate And Emotions, then limited the results to articles published in 2004. There were 3 article, including this one: (APA format)

Wallis, D., & Hetherington, M. (2004). Stress and eating: the effects of ego-threat and cognitive demand on food intake in restrained and emotional eaters. Appetite, 43(1), 39-46., doi:10.1016/j.appet.2004.02.001

3. I limited the search to articles from peer-reviewed sources. There were 15 results, including this one: (MLA format)

Kelley, A. E., et al. “Restricted daily consumption of a highly palatable food (chocolate Ensure®) alters striatal enkephalin gene expression.” European Journal of Neuroscience 18.9 (2003): 2592-2598. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 19 Oct. 2009.

4. Lucy Jones Article. There was 1 result. (MLA format)

Jones, Lucy “Clinton’s Last Push for Peace.” Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 20.2 (2001): 33. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 19 Oct. 2009.

Unit 3 Blog

October 12, 2009

My research question is: What effect does violence in the media have on children?

My AND search statement is : Media Violence AND Children

My 2 Cittaions are:

Strasburger, Victor C. “Children, adolescents and the media: what we know, what we don’t know and what we need to find out (quickly!).” Archives of Disease in Childhood — Fetal & Neonatal Edition 94.9 (2009): 2. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 12 Oct. 2009.

Erwin, Elizabeth, and Naomi Morton “Exposure to Media Violence and Young Children with and Without Disabilities: Powerful Opportunities for Family-Professional Partnerships.” Early Childhood Education Journal 36.2 (2008): 105-112. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 12 Oct. 2009.

Unit 2 Blog

October 5, 2009

My research question is : What are the effects of eating chocolate on our emotions?

My research statement is : Chocolate and Emotions


Article 1

Authors: Macht, Roth, Ellgring

Title Article: Chocolate eating in healthy men during experimentally  induced sadness and joy

Title Journal: Apptite

Date Published: Oct 2002

Volume & Issue #: Volume 39, issue 2

Page Numbers: 147 p, 12 p.

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Subject heading of Article: Chocolate Candy, Emotions


Article 2

Authors: Chan, kevin

Title of Article : A clinical trial gone awry: the Chocolate Happiness Undergoing More Pleasantness (CHUMP) study.

Title of Journal : CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal

Date Published: 12/4/07

Volume & Issue : Vol. 177 Issue 12

Page # : p.1539 – 1541, 3 p, 2 charts, 1 color

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Subject Heading f Article: *CLINICAL trials
*PERSONALITY & emotions
*FOOD preferences
*NUTRITION — Psychological aspects
*FOOD consumption
*CHOCOLATE industry
*HUMAN experimentation in medicine