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Appetite and poverty

This week Dr Boyka Bratanova published research into the psychological mechanisms behind the links between poverty and appetite.  Here, she writes about the obesity challenge and why we need to understand the psychology that links poverty, inequality, and eating behaviour. Let me start with poverty: we know that obesity is strongly associated with poverty. Typically it is […]

21 March 2016Research

How poverty and inequality make us eat more food

First evidence of causal effect of poverty and inequality on increased calorie intake

21 March 2016Research