This is your brain on snacks: Brain stimulation affects craving, consumption

15 septiembre 2014

Magnetic stimulation of a brain area involved in «executive function» affects cravings for and consumption of calorie-dense snack foods, reports a study. After stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), young women experience increased cravings for high-calorie snacks — and eat more of those foods when given the opportunity, according to the researchers.