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  • SSIB 2020

    28th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
    July 7 - 11, 2020
    Portland, Oregon

    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.

SSIB strongly affirms the principles of equal treatment and equal rights for all people. SSIB welcomes scientists of all races, gender identifications, creeds, and nationalities as members of our society, and we encourage and support the free movement of scientists from all countries for the purposes of advancing knowledge and understanding.

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Classic 23 Now Available

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Family and friends produce greater social facilitation of food intake than other companions by de CASTRO, JOHN M., with comment by Suzanne Higgs, Helen Ruddock, Lenny Vartanian and Jeff Brunstrom.


2020 MARS Speakers

We are pleased to announce our 2020 MARS Speakers.

Dr. Barry Green
Dr. Theresa Marteau
Dr. Margaret Morris
Dr. Richard Palmiter


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