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Dr Dani Ferriday

Dr Dani Ferriday

Dr Dani Ferriday
B.Sc.(Leeds), MSc(Bristol), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Lecturer in Experimental Psychology

Area of research

Nutrition and Behaviour

Office 4D7
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 7808

Research summary

My research is concerned with the psychology of human dietary behaviour. I have particular expertise in the assessment of beliefs about food, episodic memory, oral processing behaviours and understanding drivers of portion size in adults and children. I have been involved with studies exploring how ‘food-cue reactivity’ may lead to overeating and overweight. I have also been involved with projects exploring the incidence of meal-planning in free-living humans, the determinants of 'expected satiation' (the extent to which a food is expected to deliver satiation), and the factors that might promote/compromise ‘flavour-nutrient’ learning in humans. The focus of my Ph ...

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After graduating from the University of Leeds with a B.Sc. in Psychology (2003-2006), I moved to the University of Bristol to work as a research assistant on an ESRC-funded project examining issues relating to food-cue reactivity. I secured a personal 1+3 ESRC Open Competition award to remain at Bristol to complete a Research Methods in Psychology and a Ph.D. investigating whether there is evidence of 'adaptive memory' for food in modern humans (2008-2012). Between 2012-2017, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher on projects exploring; i) how an increase in 'dietary variety' (eating different brands of ...

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