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  • SSIB 2021

    28th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior
    July 13 - 17, 2021
    Chicago, Illinois

    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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Proceedings of the SSIB 2019 Annual Meeting

The SSIB 2019 Special Issue of Physiology & Behavior is now available. It is freely available until October 1, 2020
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