IFB Dialog with Annette Horstmann, et al.

What influences our eating habits? These and oth­er ques­tions were addressed by the IFB Dia­logue held on Octo­ber, 14th. “Kummerspeck” and emo­tion­al eat­ing are well-known phe­nom­e­na. Many peo­ple know the very sit­u­a­tions in which a choco­late bar soothes our minds or relieves stress. Speak­ers: Annette Horstmann, Anette Ker­st­ing, Thomas Ell­rott, &...

Horstmann in LVZ

Annette appeared in Leipzig’s news­pa­per (LVZ) today on August, 22nd, with the arti­cle Der Lock­ruf des Essens. Ver­e­na Müller, sci­ence jour­nal­ist, is host­ing the arti­cle online on her blog.

Essen aus Stress”

Radio fea­ture at Ger­man broad­cast­er Radio Bay­ern.

Article on ravenousness

Ger­man news mag­a­zine Fokus on rav­en­ous­ness (http://www.focus-magazin.de/focus-diabetes), Win­ter 2013, p. 48–51. Read online [UPDATE 2017] Arti­cle is not avail­able any­more.

Launch of the IFB Junior Research Group

We’re hap­py to announce the launch of the IFB Junior Research Group “Deci­sion-mak­ing in Obe­si­ty: Neu­ro­bi­ol­o­gy, Behav­ior, and Plas­tic­i­ty” head­ed by Dr Annette Horstmann. The sci­en­tists in this field of “neu­ro­bi­ol­o­gy and deci­sion-mak­ing in obe­si­ty” try to find out how unfa­vor­able eat­ing habits in over­weight peo­ple are devel­op­ing, and how...