Alterations in Inhibitory Control After Eating Are Seen in Women with History of Bulimia Nervosa
Researchers investigating the brain mechanisms underlying bulimia nervosa have reported new results, which, if replicated, could have implications for the way this eating disorder is treated. Read More
Impaired Updating of Beliefs May Help Sustain Harmful Behaviors in Bulimia Nervosa
A research team has reported insights based on behavioral tests and mathematical modeling that may help explain some of the cognitive mechanisms that go awry in bulimia nervosa (BN). Read More
Researchers Identify Habit-Related Neural Circuitry That is Likely Perturbed in Binge-Eating Disorders
A team of investigators led by a BBRF grantee reports that they have gained new insight into circuit-based mechanisms in the human brain that underlie habitual behaviors, specifically those involved… Read More
Stress Hormone Levels May Predict Risk of Binge Eating Following Weight Restoration in Anorexia Nervosa
Researchers studying changes in levels of stress and appetite hormones in women recovering from the eating disorder anorexia nervosa (AN) report that it may be possible to predict certain serious… Read More
Researchers Identify Sensory Neurons in the Gut That Signal the Brain to Stop Eating
New research has revealed specific types of neurons that control eating behavior. This basic research about how the body and brain work together has important implications for obesity and metabolic… Read More