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Dr Elanor Hinton

Dr Elanor Hinton

Dr Elanor Hinton
BA, MSc, PhD(Cantab.)

Senior Research Associate

Office CRIC
Level 3,
University Hospitals Bristol Education C, Upper Maudlin Street BS2 8AE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 34 21500

Research summary

Research interests


  • Eating behaviour
  • Motivation
  • Wanting and liking
  • Satiety
  • Expectations
  • Portion size
  • fMRI
  • MEG
  • Brain ‘reward’ regions
  • Individual differences

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I graduated with a BA(Hons) Psychology from the University of Sheffield in 1998. I completed an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience at Imperial College, which led to studying for a PhD at the University of Cambridge with Professor Tony Holland at the Section of Developmental Psychiatry and Professor Adrian Owen at the MRC-Cognition and Brain Sciences unit (2001-2005). My PhD was entitled “The neural basis of hunger and satiety in Prader-Willi syndrome”.

Following my PhD, I moved to Cardiff University to start a post-doc with Dr Ulrich von Hecker, studying “Attentional control in sad mood” (2005-2006), funded by the ESRC ...

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