Andy J Taylor

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Previous neuroimaging studies of the cortical representation of gustatory and olfactory stimuli have often delivered tastants to the mouth in very small quantities or stimulated olfaction orthonasally. In studies of retro-nasal olfaction, swallowing was generally delayed to reduce head motion artefacts. The present fMRI study aims to improve upon such(More)
BACKGROUND The consumption of fat is regulated by reward and homeostatic pathways, but no studies to our knowledge have examined the role of high-fat meal (HFM) intake on subsequent brain activation to oral stimuli. OBJECTIVE We evaluated how prior consumption of an HFM or water load (WL) modulates reward, homeostatic, and taste brain responses to the(More)
  • Nic Andrew Capdevila, Timothy Marler, Thesis Supervisor, Karim, Abdel-Malek, Jasbir Arora +5 others
  • 2016
ii To my parents, my family, my friends, and all of those who have guided and inspired me along the way. I would not be where I am without you. iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The work presented in this thesis, as well as the thesis itself, would not be possible without Dr. Timothy Marler, whose tireless effort, patience, guidance, knowledge, helpfulness,(More)
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