Archive for "psychology"

New PhD on maternal and paternal feeding practices

A big congratulation to Kaat Philippe who Friday 22.10.2021  defended her thesis in psychology. The thesis was entitled “Maternal and paternal feeding practices: links with young children’s eating behaviours and influencing factors. a systemic approach”  A summary of her thesis, can be found here (both in English and French).   Supervisors: Dr. Sandrine Monnery-Patris and Dr.…


Edulia Final Conference – Florence March 2022

We are happy to announce the final conference of Edulia which will take place in Florence, March 10-11th, 2022 The symposium will present the final results of the Edulia Horizon 2020 project, aimed at responding to the urgent need of the EU society to find new ways to tackle the escalating issue of obesity, through…


New paper: Strawberries and Cream: The Relationship between Food Rejection and Thematic Knowledge of Food in Young Children

Abigail Pickard (ESR10) recently published a paper on the relationship between food rejection and thematic knowledge of food in young children in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. The paper has open access and can be found here Young children often reject foods because they feel unfamiliar with the food itself or the food situation. Having…