Food & Cognition group


  • We got awarded a NWO crossover grant for investigating lifestyle change for Maintaining Optimal Cognitive function In Aging (MOCIA)! (press release)
  • I’m very happy to be the recipient of an ERC starting grant! I’m looking forward to investigating the role of low-grade inflammation in neural effort and reward processes in obesity. Interested in a postdoc or PhD on this topic? Drop me a line! (press release)


Pre-submission pre-prints

  • I. Duif, J. Wegman, M. Mars, C. de Graaf, P.A.M. Smeets, E. Aarts. Effects of distraction on taste-related neural processing. link
  • LK Janssen, I Duif, AEM Speckens, I van Loon, JHM de Vries, R Cools, E Aarts. The effect of an 8-week mindful eating intervention on anticipatory reward responses in the midbrain. link