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The Presence of Real Food Usurps Hypothetical Health Value Judgment in Overweight People

Overview of attention for article published in eNeuro, April 2016
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Title
The Presence of Real Food Usurps Hypothetical Health Value Judgment in Overweight People
Published in
eNeuro, April 2016
DOI 10.1523/eneuro.0025-16.2016
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Authors

Nenad Medic, Hisham Ziauddeen, Suzanna E. Forwood, Kirsty M. Davies, Amy L. Ahern, Susan A. Jebb, Theresa M. Marteau, Paul C. Fletcher

Abstract

To develop more ecologically valid models of the neurobiology of obesity, it is critical to determine how the neural processes involved in food-related decision-making translate into real-world eating behaviors. We examined the relationship between goal-directed valuations of food images in the MRI scanner and food consumption at a subsequent ad libitum buffet meal. We observed that 23 lean and 40 overweight human participants showed similar patterns of value-based neural responses to health and taste attributes of foods. In both groups, these value-based responses in the ventromedial PFC were predictive of subsequent consumption at the buffet. However, overweight participants consumed a greater proportion of unhealthy foods. This was not predicted by in-scanner choices or neural response. Moreover, in overweight participants alone, impulsivity scores predicted greater consumption of unhealthy foods. Overall, our findings suggest that, while the hypothetical valuation of the health of foods is predictive of eating behavior in both lean and overweight people, it is only the real-world food choices that clearly distinguish them.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Italy 2 4%
Germany 1 2%
Netherlands 1 2%
Unknown 50 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 20%
Student > Master 11 20%
Researcher 9 17%
Unspecified 7 13%
Student > Bachelor 5 9%
Other 11 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 16 30%
Unspecified 9 17%
Social Sciences 7 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 11%
Neuroscience 6 11%
Other 10 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 56. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 June 2016.
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#305,847
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