Professor Michelle Lee

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Associate Professor
Department of Psychology

Telephone: (01792) 295281
Email: m.d.lee@swansea.ac.uk

ORCID: 0000-0002-1291-5895

 

 

 

 

Research:

I am a biological psychologists focusing on all aspects of human appetite and eating behaviour. I am interested in the inhibitory control of eating and how attempts to control eating are mediated by impulsivity. Gaining a deeper understanding of these top-down processes can help in developing cognitive strategies to reduce overeating to assist people trying to manage their weight more effectively. I also focus on early infant feeding and weaning to understand how different feeding approaches might foster appetite control and satiety responsiveness in young children. I have a background in behavioural neuroscience and psychopharmacology, completing my doctorate in the Laboratory of Experimental Psychology at the University of Sussex. After postdoctoral work in the USA and at Sussex I joined the Department of Psychology at Swansea University in 2003 where I am currently an Associate Professor.

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