Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings

dc.contributor.author Kemps, Eva Bertha
dc.contributor.author Tiggemann, Marika
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-09T23:10:09Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-09T23:10:09Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02
dc.description Author version made available in accordance with the publisher's policy for non-mandated open access submission. Under Elsevier's copyright, non-mandated authors are permitted to make work available in an institutional repository. en
dc.description.abstract Based on the logic of mutual competition between cravings and odours for limited-capacity resources, this study investigated whether a simple olfactory task, involving a brief odour exposure, could reduce food cravings. In support, Experiment 1 showed that smelling a neutral unfamiliar odorant reduced cravings for highly desired food items, relative to a comparison auditory task and a no-task control condition. Experiment 2 replicated these findings specifically for chocolate cravings, which can be particularly problematic. Thus olfactory stimulation offers potential scope for curbing unwanted food cravings. Keywords: craving; food; odour; craving reduction en
dc.identifier.citation Kemps, E., & Tiggemann, M. (2013). Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings. Addictive Behaviors, 38, 1551-1554. en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.06.001 en
dc.identifier.issn 0306-4603
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2328/35003
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.rights © 2012 Elsevier Ltd en
dc.rights.holder Elsevier Ltd en
dc.rights.license In Copyright
dc.title Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings en
dc.type Article en
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookup Kemps, Eva Bertha: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0161-2960 en_US
local.contributor.authorOrcidLookup Tiggemann, Marika: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9729-5543 en_US
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