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Health and pleasure in consumers' dietary food choices: Individual differences in the brain's value system

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Taking into account how people value the healthiness and tastiness of food at both the behavioral and brain levels may help to better understand and address overweight and obesity-related issues. Here, we investigate whether brain activity in those areas involved in self-control may increase significantly when individuals with a high body-mass index (BMI) focus their attention on the taste rather than on the health benefits related to healthy food choices. Under such conditions, BMI is positi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0156333

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Somerville College; Somerville College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2111-072X
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
Pages:
e0156333
Publication date:
2016-07-18
Acceptance date:
2016-05-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:636458
URN:
uri:fb5d9782-1fd2-4252-a909-4e525e900967
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uuid:fb5d9782-1fd2-4252-a909-4e525e900967
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pubs:636458

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