• SSIB 2016

    24th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
    July 12 - 16, 2016
    Porto, Portugal

    A series of seminal papers in our field, selected and introduced by SSIB members and available to all. The “classics” provide important historical context, both on the concepts upon which their work and hypotheses were based and on the results and standards of interpretation that the authors considered critical.

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The Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to advancing scientific research on food and fluid intake and its associated biological, psychological and social processes.

The Society provides a multidisciplinary environment for the free exchange of ideas and information, and serves as a resource for scientific expertise and education on topics related to the study of ingestive behavior.

Latest News

Congratulations SSIB 2016 Awardees!
April 19, 2016

Distinguished Career Award: Barry Levin
Hoebel Prize for Creativity: Roger Adan
Alan N. Epstein Research Award: Matthew Hayes

Randall R. Sakai NITA Award: Samantha Fortin
George H. Collier NITA Award: Lindsey Schier

NITA Awards:

Alex Reichenbach
Amy Worth
Christina Potter
Emily Noble
Guido Camps
Jacob Brown
Kirk Manson
Laura Berner
Laura Rupprecht
Lena Tiedemann
Lorena Lopez Ferreras
Lynda Whiting
Maartje Spetter


SSIB 2016 Program Now Available
April 12, 2016

The SSIB 2016 preliminary program is now available! Click here for more details.


APA Prize for Interdisciplinary Team Research: Call for applications
March 3, 2016

The American Psychological Association has established a new Prize for Interdisciplinary Team Research. The prize recognizes an interdisciplinary research team that includes one or more psychological scientists in major roles and has produced significant scientific work. The team selected for the prize will receive $5000 to help support its continued research. Click here for more details.


Ingestive Classic 13
February 19, 2016

The 13th Ingestive Classic is now available! Click here to view it.


Training Program Directory
October 5, 2015

The SSIB Training Program Directory is now available. Click here to post information or to search the directory.



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