Why do we eat when we aren't hungry?

ERC grantee Jens Blechert investigates underlying neural systems to determine which self-regulatory mechanisms might help people in making healthier food choices. Blechert's ERC starting grant project NewEat uses smart phones and questionnaires to track emotional eating and dieting in peoples' lives.

Read more about how science can help us eat better on http://www.sciencesquared.eu/