Sussex Ingestive Behaviour Group


Papers published over the last 8 years are listed below.


Tepper, BJ and Yeomans, MR. (2017) Flavor, Satiety and Food Intake. IFT Press, Wiley.

Refereed Journal Articles


Yeomans, M.R., Ridley-Siegert, T., Vi, C., and Crombag, H.S., (2021). Visual cues associated with sweet taste increase short-term eating and grab attention in healthy volunteers. Physiology & Behavior, p.113600. [DOI]

Appleton, K.M., Newbury, A., Almiron‐Roig, E., Yeomans, M.R., Brunstrom, J.M., de Graaf, K., Geurts, L., Kildegaard, H. and Vinoy, S., (2021). Sensory and physical characteristics of foods that impact food intake without affecting acceptability: Systematic review and meta‐analyses. Obesity Reviews. [DOI]

Iatridi, V., Quadt, L., Hayes, J.E., Garfinkel, S.N. and Yeomans, M.R., (2021). Female sweet-likers have enhanced cross-modal interoceptive abilities. Appetite, 165, p.105290. [DOI]

Armitage, R.M., Iatridi, V. and Yeomans, M.R., (2021). Understanding sweet-liking phenotypes and their implications for obesity: narrative review and future directions. Physiology & Behavior, p.113398. [DOI]

Blackmore H., Hidrio C., & Yeomans M. R. (2021). A taste of things to come: The effect of extrinsic and intrinsic cues on perceived properties of beer mediated by expectations. Food Quality and Preference. Volume 94, December 2021, 104326. [DOI]

Zhou X., Yeomans M. R., Thomas A., Wilde P., Linter B., & Methven L. (2021). Individual differences in oral tactile sensitivity and gustatory fatty acid sensitivity and their relationship with fungiform papillae density, mouth behaviour and texture perception of a food model varying in fat. Food Quality and Preference. 104116. [DOI]

Skora L. I., Yeomans M. R., Crombag H. S., & Scott R. B. (2021). Evidence that instrumental conditioning requires conscious awareness in humans. Cognition. Volume 208, March 2021, 104546. [DOI]


Zhou X., Yeomans M. R., Thomas A., Wilde P., Linter B., & Methven L. (2020). Individual differences in oral tactile sensitivity and gustatory fatty acid sensitivity and their relationship with fungiform papillae density, mouth behaviour and texture perception of a food model varying in fat. Food Quality and Preference. 104116. [DOI]

Vi C. T., Marzo A., Dmitrenko D., Yeomans M. R., and Obrist M. (2020). Eating Like an Astronaut: How Children Are Willing to Eat “Flying” Food Using Acoustic Levitation. Companion Publication of the 2020 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’20 Companion). [DOI]

Iatridi V., Armitage R. M., Yeomans M. R., & Hayes J. E. (2020). Effects of Sweet-Liking on Body Composition Depend on Age and Lifestyle: A Challenge to the Simple Sweet-Liking—Obesity Hypothesis. Nutrients. 12(9), 2702 [DOI]

Yeomans M. R., Morris J., & Armitage R. M. (2020). Hedonic contrast and the short-term stimulation of appetite. Appetite. Volume 155, 1 December 2020, 104849 [DOI]

Morris J., Vi C. T., Forster S., & Yeomans M. R. (2020). Ingested but not perceived: Response to satiety cues disrupted by perceptual load. Appetite. Volume 155, 1 December 2020, 104813 [DOI]

Morris J., Ngai M. Y. K., Yeomans M. R., & Forster S. (2020). A high perceptual load task reduces thoughts about chocolate, even while hungry. Appetite. Volume 151, 1 August 2020, 104694 [DOI]

Vi C. T., Marzo A., Memoli G., Maggioni E., Ablart D., Yeomans M. R., and Obrist M. (March 2020) LeviSense: A Platform for the Multisensory Integration in Levitating Food and Insights into its Effect on Flavour Perception. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS). 102428, ISSN 1071-5819 [DOI] (Open Access).

Stevenson, R. J., Francis, H. M., Attuquayefio, T., Gupta, D., Yeomans, M. R., Oaten, M. J., & Davidson, T. (2020). Hippocampal-dependent appetitive control is impaired by experimental exposure to a Western-style diet  Royal Society open science, 7(2), 191338. [DOI]


Blackmore H., Hidrio C., Godineau P., & Yeomans M. R. (2019). The effect of implicit and explicit extrinsic cues on hedonic and sensory expectations in the context of beer.  Food Quality and Preference. 103855, ISSN 0950-3293 [DOI]

Iatridi V., Hayes J. E., & Yeomans M. R. (2019). Quantifying sweet taste liker phenotypes: time for some consistency in the classification criteria.  Nutrients. 11(1), 129. [DOI]

Iatridi V., Hayes J. E., & Yeomans M. R. (2019). Reconsidering the classification of sweet taste liker phenotypes: a methodological review. Food Quality and Preference[DOI]


Yeomans, M. R., Chambers, L., & McCrickerd K. (2018). Expectations About Satiety and Thirst Are Modified by Acute Motivational State. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN 1664-1078. [DOI]

Iatridi V., Hayes J. E., & Yeomans M. R. (2018). Poor sleeping habits and sweet-liking: is there a connection? EuroSense Conference, 2-5 September, Verona, Italy.

Iatridi, V., & Yeomans, M. R. (2018). Identifying sweet taste liker phenotypes: A methodological review. Appetite, 130, 308. [DOI]

Morris, J. & Yeomans, M. R. & Forster, S. (2018). A novel approach to measuring attentional bias for food using load theory: A preliminary investigation. Appetite. [DOI]


Gould, N., Zandstra, E. H. & Yeomans, M. R. (2017). Knowing too much: knowledge of energy content prevents liking change through flavour-nutrient associations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. [DOI]

Yeomans, M.R., Ruder Milton, M & Chambers. L.C. (2017). Additive effects of sensory-enhanced satiety and memory for recent eating on appetite. Appetite. [DOI]

Veldhuizen, MG, Babbs, KR, Patel, B, Fobbs, W, Kroemer, NB, Garcia, E, Yeomans, MR, & Small, DM. (2017) Integration of sweet taste and metabolism determines carbohydrate reward. Current Biology. [DOI]

Yeomans, M.R. (2017).  Adverse effects of consuming high fat-sugar diets on cognition: implications for understanding obesity.  Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. [DOI]

Masic, U., & Yeomans, M. R. (2017). Does acute or habitual protein deprivation influence liking for monosodium glutamate? Physiology & Behavior. 171: 79-86. [DOI]

Yeomans, MR & McCrickerd, K (2017). Acute hunger modifies responses on the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire Hunger and Disinhibition, but not Restraint, scales. Appetite, 110: 1-5. [DOI]


Yeomans, M.R., Re, R., Wickham, M., Lundholm, H., & Chambers, L. (2016) Beyond expectations: the physiological basis of sensory-enhancement of satiety. International Journal of Obesity, 40: 1693-1698. [DOI]

Yeomans, M.R. and Prescott, J. (2016). Smelling the goodness: sniffing as a behavioral measure of learned odor hedonics.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition. 42: 391-400. [DOI]

Attuquayefio, T., Stevenson, R.J., Boakes, R.A., Oaten, M.J., Yeomans, M.R. Mahmut, M. and Francis, H.M. (2016). A high-fat high-sugar diet predicts poorer hippocampal-related memory and a reduced ability to suppress wanting under satiety. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition. 42: 415-428. [DOI]

Yeomans, M.R. and Boakes, S. (2016) That smells filling: effects of pairings of odours with sweetness and thickness on odour perception and expected satiety. Food Quality and Preference, 54: 128-136. [DOI]

Stevenson, R. J., Boakes, R. A., Oaten, M. J., Yeomans, M. R., Mahmut, M., Francis, H. M. (2016) Chemosensory Abilities in Consumers of a Western-Style Diet. Chemical Senses, in press. [DOI]

Lumley, J, Stevenson, RJ, Oaten, MJ, Mahmut, M & Yeomans, MR (2016) Individual differences in impulsivity and their relationship to a Western-style diet. Personality and Individual Differences 97, 178-185. [DOI]

Brace, A. and Yeomans, M.R. (2016). The reinforcing value of palatable snack foods and its relationship to subtypes of behavioural and self-report impulsivity. Eating Behaviors, 21: 18-23. [DOI]

Lett, A. M., Yeomans, M. R., Norton, I. T. & Norton, J. E. (2016). Enhancing expected food intake behaviour, hedonics and sensory characteristics of oil-in-water emulsion systems through microstructural properties, oil droplet size and flavour. Food Quality and Preference, 47: 148-155. [DOI]

Lett, A.M., Norton, J.E. & Yeomans, M.R. (2016) Emulsion oil droplet size significantly affects satiety: A pre-ingestive approach. Appetite, 96: 18-24. [DOI]


Hovard, P. & Yeomans, M.R. (2015). Assimilation of healthy and indulgent impressions from labelling influences fullness but not intake or sensory experience.  Flavour, 4: 28. [DOI]

Yeomans, M.R. & Brace, A. (2015). Cued to act on impulse: more impulsive choice and risky decision making by women susceptible to overeating after exposure to food stimuli. PlosOne, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137626. [DOI]

Rogers, P.J., Hogenkamp, P.S., de Graaf, K., Higgs, S., Lluch, A., Ness, A.R., Penfold, C., Perry, R., Putz, P., Yeomans, M.R., & Mela, D.J. (2015) Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight? A systematic review, including meta-analyses, of the evidence from human and animal studies. International Journal of Obesity, 40: 381-394. [DOI]

Ridley-Siegert, T, Crombag, H.S. & Yeomans, M.R. (2015). Whether or not to eat: a controlled laboratory study of discriminative cueing effects on food intake in humans. Physiol Behav, 152: 347–353. [DOI]

Hovard, P., Chambers, L., Hull, S., Re, R. and Yeomans, M.R. (2015). Sensory-enhanced beverages: effects on satiety following repeated consumption at home. Nutrition Bulletin, 40: 187-198. [DOI]

McCrickerd, K., Lensing, N. & Yeomans, M.R. (2015). The impact of food and beverage characteristics on expected satiation, satiety and thirst. Food Quality and Preference, 44: 130-138. [DOI]

Yeomans. MR (2015) Cued satiety: how consumer expectations modify responses to ingested nutrients.  Nutrition Bulletin, 40: 100-103. [DOI]

Chambers, L, McCrickerd, K & Yeomans, MR (2015). Optimising foods for satiety.  Trends in Food Science and Technology, 41: 149-160. [DOI]

Brunger, L, Smith, A, Re, R, Wickham, M, Philippides, A, Watten, P and Yeomans, MR (2015). Validation of an iPad visual analogue rating system for assessing appetite and satiety. Appetite, 84: 259-263. [DOI]


McCrickerd, K, Chambers L, & Yeomans MR. (2014) Fluid or fuel? The context of consuming a beverage is important for satiety.  PlosOne, 9, e100406.

Masic, U & Yeomans, MR (2014) Umami flavour enhances appetite but also increases satiety. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 100: 532-538

Masic, U & Yeomans, MR (2014) Monosodium glutamate delivered in a protein-rich soup improves subsequent energy compensation. Journal of Nutritional Sciences, 3: E15

Yeomans, MR, McCrickerd, K, Brunstrom JM & Chambers L (2014). Effects of repeated consumption on sensory-enhanced satiety. British Journal of Nutrition, 111: 1137-1144.

McCrickerd, K, Chambers L, & Yeomans MR. (2014) Does modifying the thick texture and creamy flavour of a drink change portion size selection and intake? Appetite, 73: 114-120.


Bertenshaw, EJ, Lluch, A & Yeomans, MR (2013) Perceived thickness and creaminess modulates the short-term satiating effects of high protein drinks. British Journal of Nutrition, 110, 578–586

Leitch, MA, Morgan, MJ and Yeomans, MR (2013). Different subtypes of impulsivity differentiate uncontrolled eating and dietary restraint.  Appetite, 69: 54-63

Masic, U & Yeomans, MR (2013) Does monosodium glutamate interact with macronutrient composition to influence subsequent appetite?  Physiology & Behavior, 116-117: 23-29

Chambers, L, Ells, H & Yeomans, MR (2013) Can the satiating power of a high energy beverage be improved by manipulating sensory characteristics and label information? Food Quality and Preference, 28: 271-278


McCrickerd, K, Chambers L, Brunstrom JM & Yeomans MR. (2012) Subtle changes in the flavour and texture of a drink enhance expectations of satiety. Flavour, 1: 20

Yeomans, MR (2012). Flavour-nutrient learning in humans: an elusive phenomenon? Physiology & Behavior, 106: 345-355.


Yeomans, MR & Chambers, LC (2011). Satiety-relevant sensory qualities enhance the satiating effects of mixed carbohydrate-protein preloads. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 94: 1410-1417

Chambers, LC & Yeomans, MR (2011). Individual differences in satiety response to carbohydrate and fat: predictions from the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire (TFEQ).  Appetite, 56(2): 316-323

Cooke, LJ, Chambers, LC, Anez, EV, Croker, HA, Binface, D, Yeomans, MR & Wardle, J (2011). Eating for pleasure or profit: the effect of incentives on children’s enjoyment of vegetables.  Psychological Science, 22(2): 190-196