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Welcome to the website of the Nutritional Neuroscience Laboratory

The Nutritional Neuroscience lab studies the neural correlates of taste, satiety and (unhealthy) food choice, gut-brain interactions, effects of personality characteristics on food-induced brain responses and functional neuroimaging in anorexia nervosa. For more details about our research, recent publications, or our team, check the corresponding pages in the menu above. On our Resources page, you can download stimuli and tasks developed in our laboratory.

Recruitment F4H

The recruitment of elderly participants for the Full4Health study has started. We are recruiting subjects between 65 and 75 years old. The experimental work of this study will be performed from March 2014 until February 2015. 

Read more: Recruitment F4H

Kickoff Nudge-It

From 12 till 14 January, the kick-off of the Nudge-It project took place in Edinburgh, UK. Nudge-It is a European collaborative project with partners from Sweden, UK, Germany, Switzerland and Denmark.  

Read more: Kickoff Nudge-It

The Nutritional Neuroscience Lab is affiliated with the Image Sciences Institute of the UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands.