publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011

External eating, impulsivity and attentional bias to food cues

Hou, Ruihua; Mogg, Karin; Bradley, Brendan P.; Moss-Morris, Rona; Peveler, Robert; Roefs, Anne;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2011 Journal: Appetite, volume 56, pages 424-427 (issn: 0195-6663, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Cognitive and behavioural responses to food reward, such as attentional biases and overeating, have been associated with individual differences in reward-responsiveness and impulsivity. This study investigated relationships between external eating, impulsivity and attentional bias to food cues, assessed using the pictorial visual-probe task. As previously reported, attentional bias correlated positively with external eating. Additional novel findings were: (i) attentional bias for food cues was positively related to trait impulsivity, (ii) attentional bias remained related to attention impulsivity after controlling for external eating. Our findings highlight the...
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Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Nutrition and Dietetics, General Psychology, Psychopathology, Developmental psychology, Overeating, Cognitive bias, Psychology, Trait, Cognition, Impulsivity, medicine.symptom, medicine, Anxiety, Social psychology, Attentional bias
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011

External eating, impulsivity and attentional bias to food cues

Hou, Ruihua; Mogg, Karin; Bradley, Brendan P.; Moss-Morris, Rona; Peveler, Robert; Roefs, Anne;