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Sensory-specific satiety is intact in amnesics who eat multiple meals.

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What is the relationship between memory and appetite? We explored this question by examining preferences for recently consumed food in patients with amnesia. Although the patients were unable to remember having eaten, and were inclined to eat multiple meals, we found that sensory-specific satiety was intact in these patients. The data suggest that sensory-specific satiety can occur in the absence of explicit memory for having eaten and that impaired sensory-specific satiety does not underlie ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychological science
Volume:
19
Issue:
7
Pages:
623-628
Publication date:
2008-07-01
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EISSN:
1467-9280
ISSN:
0956-7976
Source identifiers:
311490
Language:
English
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pubs:311490
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uuid:05aad5a6-3aec-43dd-a8e6-bf63ef64b7a9
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pubs:311490
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2012-12-19

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