Junk food as a reward & youngsters

  • Serge Ahmed (2013) Sugar addiction: pushing the drug-sugar analogy to the limit. In: Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2013 Jul; 16(4):434-9. doi: 10.1097/MCO.0b013e328361c8b8.
  • Jane Anderson et al. (2016) The teenage brain: under construction. American College of Pediatricians. May 2016. 
  • N. Avena et al. (2006) Sucrose sham feeding on a binge schedule releases accumbens dopamine repeatedly and eliminates the acetylcholine satiety response. In: Neuroscience.2006; 139(3):813-20. Epub 2006 Feb 7
  • N. Avena et al. (2008) Evidence for sugar addiction: Behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake. In: Neurosci Biobehav Rev.2008; 32(1): 20–39.
  • Aurélien Bernheim et al. (2013) Controversies about the enhanced vulnerability of the adolescent brain to develop addiction. In: Frontiers in pharmacology.
  • Sarah-Jayne Blakemore et al. (2006) Development of the adolescent brain: implications for executive function and social cognition. In: Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, 47:3/4.
  • Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (2012) Imaging brain development: The adolescent brain. In: NeuroImage61, 2012.
  • Eveline Crone (2017) The adolescent brain – changes in learning, decision-making and social relations. Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Ronald Dahl (2004) Adolescent brain development: a period of vulnerabilities and opportunities. In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
  • Dopamine Neurotransmitter (nd) The role of neurotransmitter dopamine in movement and cognition. In: Psychologist World.
  • Daniel Hoops, Cecilia Flores (2017) Making Dopamine Connections in Adolescence. In: Trends in Neurosciences, Volume 40, Issue 12, p709–719, December 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2017.09.004.
  • Frances Jensen and Amy Ellis Nutt (2015) The teenage brain – a neuroscientist’s survival guide to raising adolescens and young adults. Harper.
  • Paul Klenowski et al. (2016) Prolonged Consumption of Sucrose in a Binge-Like Manner, Alters the Morphology of Medium Spiny Neurons in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell. In: Front Behav Neurosci. 2016; 10: 54.
  • Krista Lisdahl et al. (2013) Dare to delay? The impacts of adolescent alcohol and marijuana use onset on cognition, brain structure and function. In: Frontiers in psychiatry, July 2013.
  • Dan Lubman et al. (2014) Cannabis and adolescent brain development. In: Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
  • Katie Page et al. (2013) Abdominal fat is associated with a greater brain reward response to high-calorie food cues in Hispanic women. In: Obesity (Silver Spring).2013 Oct; 21(10): 2029-36. doi: 10.1002/oby.20344. Epub 2013 May 29.
  • Amy C. Reichelt (2016) Adolescent Maturational Transitions in the Prefrontal Cortex and Dopamine Signaling as a Risk Factor for the Development of Obesity and High Fat/High Sugar Diet Induced Cognitive Deficits. In: Behav. Neurosci., 13 October 2016 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00189
  • Daniel Romer (2010) Adolescent risk taking, impulsivity, and brain development: implications for prevention. In:  Psychobiol. 52 (3), April 2010.
  • Daniel Siegel (2014) Dopamine and Teenage Logic. In: The Atlantic, 24.1.2014
  • Laurence Steinberg (2008) A Social Neuroscience Perspective on Adolescent Risk-Taking. In: Dev Rev. 2008 Mar; 28(1): 78–106. doi:  1016/j.dr.2007.08.002
  • Laurence Steinberg (2010) Commentary: A behavioral scientist looks at the science of adolescent brain development. In: Brain Cogn., Feb 2010.
  • Linda Van Leijenhorst et al. (2010) What Motivates the Adolescent? Brain Regions Mediating Reward Sensitivity across Adolescence. In: Cerebral Cortex, January 2010.
  • Erin Walsh (2016) Dopamine and the teenage brain, In: Dave Walsh, 1.11.2016 http://drdavewalsh.com/posts/223
  • Margaret Westwater, Paul Fletcher, Hisham Ziauddeen (2016) Sugar addiction: the state of the science. In: Eur J Nutr. 2016; 55(Suppl 2).
  • WHO (2015). Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children.
  • Emma Young (2017) Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening. In: Independent, 17.1.2017.
Advertisements