The shaping role of hunger on self-reported external eating status

@article{Evers2011TheSR,
  title={The shaping role of hunger on self-reported external eating status},
  author={C Evers and F Marijn Stok and Unna N. Danner and Stefanie J. Salmon and Marieke A. Adriaanse},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2011},
  volume={57},
  pages={318-320}
}
As people are relatively incompetent in assessing the impact of visceral states on their behavior, two studies tested the hypothesis that hunger affects the extent to which people assess themselves as external eaters. In Study 1 participants' current self-reported hunger states were linked to their scores on an external eating scale. Hungrier participants perceived themselves more strongly as external eaters. In Study 2 hunger was experimentally manipulated, after which self-reported external… CONTINUE READING
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