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Dr Kakoschke's research focuses on investigating the cognitive and neural mechanisms involved in food-based decision-making. This knowledge is used to inform the development of novel cognitive training strategies aimed at promoting healthy eating behaviour for the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity.

Research interests

  • Assessment of cognitive functioning
  • Cognitive-based interventions for obesity
  • Neural mechanisms underlying food choice

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours), Flinders University


Research area keywords

  • Obesity
  • Cognitive brain training
  • Cognitive Function
  • compulsive behaviour
  • Impulsivity
  • Addiction


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