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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

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.