Dr LOURDES VALENCIA-TORRES

Dr LOURDES VALENCIA-TORRES

Research Fellow

Overview
Dr LOURDES VALENCIA-TORRES
Dr LOURDES VALENCIA-TORRES

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Biography

2014-present: Research Fellow, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen

2013-2014: Research Associate, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge

2012-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Psychology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

2008-2011: PhD, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

2003-2007: BSc. (Hons.) Psychology (first class), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Research

Research Interests

Biological bases of impulse control and motivation, behavioural economics, operant behaviour, temporal regulation of behaviour, quantitative models of behaviour.

Current Research

I investigate the role of brain serotonin and dopamine pathways on food-motivated behaviour, impulse control and other behaviours influencing the onset and development of obesity.

Research Grants

2018 MRC Discovery Aberdeen pilot grant

2017 The Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund 

Publications

Publications 

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