The goal of the project is to evaluate key neural pathways involved in control and more automatic processes (dual processes) related to decisions about food consumption, with the goal of developing novel social intervention strategies that target an imbalance of these processes to reduce risk for obesity among adolescents.
Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Decisions and Impulse Control in Nutrition Behavior: Currently refining imaging paradigms and protocol for Study 1.
This project was recently awarded. We will upload findings as they become available.
Funding for Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Decisions and Impulse Control in Nutrition Behavior is provided by Award R01 CA152062-01A (Bechara/Ames, PIs) from the National Cancer Institute. The content displayed is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Cancer Institute.