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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. 

NOTICE: This website will be discontinued by the end of 2021. Resources can still be found at the OSF project pages of Paul Smeets.

Kickoff Nudge-It

Published: Sunday, 19 January 2014

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.  

The kick-off meeting took place in the beautiful town of Edinburgh. All project partners presented their research plans for the coming years. Paul Smeets and Nynke van der Laan from the Nutritional Neuroscience Lab are involved in the project. For more information about the project, visit the Nudge-It website, or our research pages.  


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