Effects of Food Primes and Thought Suppression on Eating Habits

@inproceedings{Sharpe2008EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of Food Primes and Thought Suppression on Eating Habits},
  author={Laura A. Sharpe},
  year={2008}
}
Food primes and thought suppression have been identified as factors influencing poor eating choices. Primes affect people non-consciously by activating thoughts of food. Suppression of food thoughts leads to a preoccupation with food that is often followed by a hyperaccessibility of food thoughts and increased binging. The current study paired these two processes to examine their interactional effects. We manipulated exposure to food primes and instructions to suppress thoughts of a tasty snack… CONTINUE READING

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