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Brain Activity Provides Evidence for Internal “Calorie Counter”

While you’re thinking about whether a food is tasty or nutritious, an internal calorie counter is evaluating the food based on its caloric density, results from a neuroimaging study show. ... More>


Do We Have an Internal Calorie Counter?


Observer Article

Different Roads, Same Reward

Science is identifying variations in the way individuals respond to their addictions. APS William James Fellow Terry E. Robinson discloses how this research could help identify addicts most at risk for relapse. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring white matter structure and reading acquisition, attention to reward in adolescence, and cortisol and loss aversion in young men. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring vigilance for threat in rhesus monkey infants and relations among control, reward, and exploration in learned helplessness. ... More>