publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

High-restrained eaters only overeat when they are also impulsive

Anita Jansen; Chantal Nederkoorn; Lydia van Baak; Catharine Keirse; Ramona Guerrieri; Remco Havermans;
  • Published: 01 Feb 2009
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract Recent work shows that the inability to inhibit basic motor responses (like pressing a button) is related to overeating, weight gain and overweight. In the present study it was tested whether this inability to inhibit motor responses – or impulsivity – can differentiate between successful and unsuccessful restrained eaters. A typical preload and food exposure paradigm was used and it was hypothesized that only the high-restrained eaters that are simultaneously inefficient inhibitors of prepotent motor responses would overeat when confronted with tempting foods. In line with the hypothesis, the data show that overeating follows from an interaction betwee...
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free text keywords: Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Motor processes, Disinhibition, medicine.symptom, medicine, Social psychology, Dieting, Overeating, Impulsivity, Developmental psychology, Psychology, Eating disorders, medicine.disease
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

High-restrained eaters only overeat when they are also impulsive

Anita Jansen; Chantal Nederkoorn; Lydia van Baak; Catharine Keirse; Ramona Guerrieri; Remco Havermans;