Protocol Information

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Title Development of a FRR Task for Toddlers and Young Children
Description The purpose of this study is to develop a developmentally-appropriate version of a food reinforcement task for children 19 months to 6 years of age.This will allow researchers to study food reinforcement among young children. By understanding the origins of food reinforcement, future interventions can be conducted to help overweight and obese population to alter their reinforcing values of food at a young age.

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Objective This study will address the feasibility of testing the relative reinforcement ratio among children age 19 months to 6 years, which will allow researchers to study food reinforcement. By understanding the origins of food reinforcement, future interventions can be conducted to help overweight and obese population alter their reinforcing values of food at a young age.

Keywords: children, behavioral, food reinforcement
Principal Investigator KONG, KAI LING
Age Group Children
Drugs Involved
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Status Open
Key Eligibility Children 19 months - 6 years
Must appear to be healthy
Child of singleton (i.e. not twin or multiple)
Disease Group Behavioral Research; Children's Health/Pediatrics
Treatment
Contact Katherine Gerard
716-829-2261
ksgerard@buffalo.edu