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Food Reward (Liking and Wanting)
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Construct Name: Food Reward (Liking and Wanting)
Definition of Construct: Measures that reflect the hedonic liking and wanting of foods or food categories in an individual.
Related Content Area(s):
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
Theoretical Foundation: A theoretical framework and methodology for understanding food choice. Founded on neurobiological theories of reward originating from the field of addiction and affective neuroscience, based on animal models, and made amenable to human eating behaviour, appetite-related problems and conditions.
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Keywords: Food reward, food preference, food choice, liking, wanting, implicit, explicit, appetite, energy intake
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(Last Updated: 3/26/2018 6:34:51 AM by Mark Hopkins)

     

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