15th to 17th August, 2013 07:00 am - 07:00 pm

Website: Ancestral Health Symposium


Sheraton Atlanta
165 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta,Georgia 30303
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August 17, 2013, 10:40 am

Ancestral Health in the Undergraduate Classroom: Educating the Next Generation


Undergraduate students constitute a receptive group of intelligent and motivated individuals. Unfortunately, traditional health psychology courses often address topics from sleep to cancer as distinct units unrelated to one another and characterized by unique etiologies. Moreover, such basic information is typically accompanied by very little practical advice relevant to young adults. The Health Psychology course I teach is presented through an evolutionary perspective with The Paleo Diet Solution serving as the text. Results pertaining to student receptivity to this approach and its impact on personal health changes will be presented.

Hall: Capitol Ballroom Center Track: General Type: