Weight-loss technologies train the brain to resist temptation

Posted by on June 30, 2016 3:54 pm
Categories: health

Can a computer game train your brain to resist sweets? The game is designed to improve a person’s “inhibitory control,” the part of the brain that stops you from giving into unhealthy cravings — even when the smell of French fries is practically begging you to step inside a fast food restaurant. Researchers are testing whether a new smartphone app and computer game can change behaviors.

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