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A role for mental imagery in the experience and reduction of food cravings
The term “craving” refers to a strong motivational state, which compels an individual to seek and ingest a particular substance. It usually refers to alcohol, tobacco, or drugs, but has become increasingly applied to food. ...
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene Variant (MTHFR C677T) and Migraine: A Case Control Study and Meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2011-06-02)
Background: Migraine is a common disorder that often coexists with depression. While a functional polymorphism in methyleneterahydrofolate reductase gene (MTHFR C677T) has been implicated in depression; the evidence to ...
Unravelling the association between inhibitory control and loss of control over eating among adolescents
Objective Loss of control over eating is common among adolescents and is associated with negative developmental outcomes. Recent evidence points to impaired self-regulation, and more specifically poor inhibitory control, ...
Developing a national interdisciplinary educational framework for professionals working with children in the early years
(Department of Education and Training, 2017)
Towards a reliable repeated-measures beads task for assessing the jumping to conclusions bias
The jumping to conclusions bias (JTC), in which some people gather less information than others before making a decision, has been linked to delusions in psychosis. JTC is usually identified via the beads task, in which ...
An early childhood perspective
(Australian College of Educators, 2014)
Mechanisms Influencing Older Adolescents’ Bedtimes during Videogaming: The Roles of Game Difficulty and Flow
A relationship between evening technology use and sleep has been established, and models suggest various mechanisms to explain this relationship. Recent updates to these models also suggest the influence of individual ...
Social patterns and momentary affect in the oldest-old: the presence of others benefits affect depending on who we are and who we are with
(American Psychology Association, 2014-03)
Links between social relationships and emotional well-being in old age are well documented, but little is known about daily life fluctuations in momentary affective experiences of the oldest-old while interacting with ...
Agreement between activPAL and ActiGraph for assessing children's sedentary time
(BioMed Central, 2012-02-19)
Background Accelerometers have been used to determine the amount of time that children spend sedentary. However, as time spent sitting may be detrimental to health, research is needed to examine whether accelerometer ...
Polymorphisms that affect GABA neurotransmission predict processing of aversive prediction errors in humans
Learning is one of our most adaptive abilities, allowing us to adjust our expectations about future events. Aberrant learning processes may underlie disorders such as anxiety, motivating the search for the neural mechanisms ...