Archive for "emotions"

New paper: Children’s selection of emojis to express food-elicited emotions in varied eating contexts

Julia Sick (ESR3) recently published her first paper within EDULIA in “Food Quality and Preference”. The paper is entitled “Children’s selection of emojis to express food-elicited emotions in varied eating contexts”. A summary of the paper is given below, for the full paper please visit our publication page. How can we measure how children feel…




On the Creation of Conscious Eaters

I chose the pathway of a researcher because of my passion about food behavior and sensory science. We, the researchers, take on a big responsibility on trying to change what and how children should eat. But what can we do that both research and real life benefit from each other? In fact, we need to…


Get to know the early stage researchers – interview with Julia (ESR3)

Julia is about to start as Edulia position ESR3 at the University of Florence in Italy. Her research will focus on The role of emotions, personality traits and sensory sensitivity in food preferences in pre-adolescent children, in WP2. She will work closely with Ervina (ESR2) Please, tell us about your background  My name is Julia…


ESR3 The role of emotions, personality traits and sensory sensitivity in food preferences in children (preadolescents)

Objectives: (1) To develop age and product specific methods to measure emotions elicited by food in preadolescents by using a verbal-visual adaptation of the EmoSemio approach including: preliminary interviews by modified Repertory Grid Method to investigate the emotions elicited by the food categories; interview analysis by semiotic methodology, to select and “translate” the selected emotions…