AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 4, 2017

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Study of Brain Activity Shows That Food Commercials Influence Children's Food Choices

Food advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry, with approximately $1.8 billion annually aimed at children and adolescents, who view between 1,000 and 2,000 ads per year. Some studies have shown that there is a relationship between receptivity to food commercials and the amount and type of food consumed. In a new study, researchers studied the brain activity of children after watching food commercials and found that the commercials influence children’s food choices and brain activity. To read more, click here.

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