Obesity and Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction?

Friday, November 15, 2013 | EST

Location: A404-A405

Chair: Barry Levin

Presenters: Paul Fletcher, Ashley Gearhardt, Gary Aston Jones

Course Overview

Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB)/TOS Co-Sponsored Symposium

  • Is Food Addiction a Valid and Useful Concept? – Paul Fletcher, PhD
  • An Examination of the Validity of “Food Addiction” – Ashley Gearhardt, PhD
  • Multiple Circuits Converge in VTA to Support Reward Seeking – Gary Aston Jones, PhD