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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

Food for thought

Why local is best.

20 February 2013Local community

You’re paying, because I’m more attractive

Why it pays to look good.

22 March 2011Research

Gluttons, drunks and fools

An academic from the University of St Andrews has delved into the Bible to provide food for thought on the subject of eating and drinking.

30 September 2008Research

The language of food

CAPTION: Liberius, a five year old male chimpanzee, made different grunts to convey different types of food. CREDIT: Katie Slocombe.

12 October 2005Research