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Jan
27

PSYFOOD Seminar – Olga Pollatos

On the role of interoceptive processes for emotions and health-related behavior   Interoception is understood as the sensing and representation of signals concerning the internal state of the body. Within psychology, there has been a resurgence of interest in interoception, driven by increasing realization of the extent to which mental processes are embodied. Individual differences […]

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Oct
27

PSYFOOD Seminar – Jessica Werthmann

Attention bias for food, eating behaviour and body weight     Living in an “obesogenic” environment poses a serious challenge for weight maintenance. Yet, not everybody is equally susceptible to food temptations. The way in which someone perceives and reacts to this environment could contribute to individual differences in the susceptibility to food temptations. Recently, […]

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Oct
26

PSYFOOD Seminar – Nathalie Michels

UGent Unit “Nutrition and Food Safety”: New focus on stress and emotion   The unit ‘Nutrition and Food Safety’ was launched as an independent unit within the Department of Public Health in 1998, with the major aim to promote the importance of diet as a major determinant of public health. Currently three main research niches […]

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Oct
26

PSYFOOD Seminar – Pierre Chandon

Pleasure as a Substitute for Size: How Multisensory Imagery Can Make People Happier with Smaller Food Portions   Research on overeating assumes that pleasure must be sacrificed for the sake of good health. Contrary to this view, the authors show that focusing on sensory pleasure can make people happier and willing to spend more for […]

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Jun
04

Conference organized by the GERME / Talk by Antoine Roblain

Not just a matter of culture: The influence of mandatory integration programs on perception of immigrant acculturation   ABSTRACT: The integration of immigrants and the definition of what is a “suitable” immigrant are still subjects to intense debate. Research has shown that members of the national majority group consider host culture adoption by immigrants as […]

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May
05

Seminar organized by the PSYFOOD UCL-ULB / Talk by Simone Dohle

The Swiss Food Panel: Background, methods, and selected results ABSTRACT: The Swiss Food Panel was a longitudinal survey of the eating and activity behavior of the Swiss population that started in 2010. Over the course of 5 years, participants completed a mailed paper-and-pencil questionnaire each year. The questionnaire consisted of, among others, a food frequency […]

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