Nudge-it is an multi-disciplinary European research project studying new ways of establishing and reinforcing healthy eating habits. Join us to learn about eating, appetite and obesity.
- Week 1: Evidence. The major aim of this course is to explore the evidence base for obesity science - what
we know and what we don’t know. We'll highlight how the evidence sometimes contradicts commonly-held beliefs.
- Week 2: Physiology.
Exploring the neurobiological and hormonal control of appetite. How the environment interacts with our physiology to influence food choice.
- Week 3: Psychology.
control of appetite. How cognition influences food choice.
- Week 4: Stress. How early-life experience influences food choice in later life. Stress and emotional eating.
- Week 5: Economics. How behavioural economics may deliver new ways of changing choice behaviour. Food insecurity and health inequities.
- John Menzies - Centre for Integrative Physiology
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