Glossary E

Easterbrook's hypothesis refers to the notion that increased arousal leads to a narrowing of attention to a small number of relevant cues.

Easy problem of consciousness refers to the problem of determining the relationship between physiological processes like nerve firing and perceptual experience. Note that this involves determining a relationship, not a cause. Please see also Hard problem of consciousness .

Easy problems are questions pertaining to certain concepts that are termed consciousness , such as the difference between wakefulness and sleep, and the mechanisms that enable us to focus our attention

Easy temperament refers to temperamental profile in which the child quickly establishes regular routines, is generally good natured, and adapts easily to novelty

Eating attitudes refers to a person’s belief that cultural standards for attractiveness, body image, and social acceptance are closely tied to the ability to control one’s diet and weight gain.

Eating disorder refers to any serious and habitual disturbance in eating Behavior that produces unhealthy consequences

Eating Disorders are characterized by a disturbance in eating behavior. There are two main types of eating disorders,

Eating Disorders, Not Otherwise Specifi ed (EDNOS) refers to a category of eating disorders that includes problems that do not quite fulfill criteria for anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa.