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Food for thought?


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17:00 - 18:30


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG



Café Scientifique with Professor John Blundell as part of the 2012 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Event details

What makes certain foods so enjoyable and others so broadly disliked? Can our appetite be controlled? How might other factors such as our environment affect our enjoyment of food? Professor John Blundell will explore the relationship between our appetite and food choice and find out how much factors such as physical activity and energy balance can affect the amount we eat.
Professor John Blundell is Chair of Psychobiology and Director of the Human Appetite Research Unit at the University of Leeds.

Attending this event

This event is free and open for all to attend, admission is on a first come, first served basis. Food and drink will be available to purchase throughout the event.
Café Scientifique events aim to provide a forum for the debate of scientific ideas. Join scientists and other specialists to explore current issues in science over a drink. Audience participation is strongly encouraged.

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Food for thought? The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK