Training inhibitory control. A recipe for resisting sweet temptations

  title={Training inhibitory control. A recipe for resisting sweet temptations},
  author={K. Houben and A. Jansen},
  • K. Houben, A. Jansen
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Appetite
  • When inhibitory control is lacking, people are more prone to indulge in high calorie food. This research examined whether training to inhibit food-related responses renders one less susceptible to temptations of high calorie food. Trait chocolate lovers were divided into three conditions: participants either consistently inhibited responding to chocolate stimuli (chocolate/no-go condition), consistently responded to chocolate stimuli (chocolate/go condition), or responded to chocolate stimuli… CONTINUE READING
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