Beyond hunger — and beyond the body's straightforward energy demand — food cues can strongly influence the urge to eat. These sights, sounds, and smells of food can trigger cravings that promote over-eating. What are the neurobiological mechanisms of cue-triggered food craving? How are we susceptible to diet-induced obesity via consumption of sugary and/or fatty “junk foods”?
Our speaker, Dr. Carrie Ferrario, is Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Dr. Carrie Ferrario
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