DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.12.1894

A Review in Modification Food-Intake Behavior by Brain Stimulation: Excess Weight Cases

Mohammed Isam Alhiyali, Asnor Juraiza Bt. Ishak, Siti Anom Bt. Ahmad, Hafiz Rashidi Harun Ramli, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman


Obesity and overweight are frequently prescribed for dysfunction in food-intake behavior. Due to the widely prevalence of obesity in last year’s, there is demand for more studies which are aimed to modify the food-intake behavior. For the past decades many researches has applied in modify food-intake by brain training or stimulation. This review for neuroscience studies in modifying food-intake behavior, it’s involved three sections; The first section explained the role of brain activity in food-intake regulation, general ideas about biomedical devices in food-intake behavior are discussed in second section and third section focused on brain-stimulation systems. Finally, this paper concluded with main points that need to be taken into account when designing experimental study for modification food-intake behavior by brain stimulation according to previous studies recommendation and challenges.


Obesity, overweight, EEG-Neurofeedback, biomedical devices

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