Tagged: Australian National University in Canberra


The Neuro Revolution

The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World
Zack Lynch
St. Martin’s Press
Hardcover, July 2009


Dopamine-related activity of food reward circuits in the brain and weight gain

7/28/09, Portland, OR. Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that women who possess genetic modifications associated with low activity of the reward neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain when they imagine eating appetizing foods are more prone to weight gain.