Suzanne Higgs

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Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Memory for recent eating and its influence on subsequent food intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Appetite 39:159-66. 2002
  2. doi Prolonged chewing at lunch decreases later snack intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Appetite 62:91-5. 2013
  3. doi Top down modulation of attention to food cues via working memory
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Appetite 59:71-5. 2012
  4. ncbi Impairment of cognitive performance in dietary restrained women when imagining eating is not affected by anticipated consumption
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eat Behav 8:157-61. 2007
  5. ncbi Dietary restraint and disinhibition are associated with increased alcohol use behaviours and thoughts in young women social drinkers
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Eat Behav 8:236-43. 2007
  6. doi Sensory-specific satiety is intact in amnesics who eat multiple meals
    Suzanne Higgs
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B152TT, England
    Psychol Sci 19:623-8. 2008
  7. doi Recall of recent lunch and its effect on subsequent snack intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, England, UK
    Physiol Behav 94:454-62. 2008
  8. ncbi Cognitive influences on food intake: the effects of manipulating memory for recent eating
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Physiol Behav 94:734-9. 2008
  9. doi Cues that signal the alcohol content of a beverage and their effectiveness at altering drinking rates in young social drinkers
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:630-5. 2008
  10. doi Television watching during lunch increases afternoon snack intake of young women
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Appetite 52:39-43. 2009

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Publications44

  1. ncbi Memory for recent eating and its influence on subsequent food intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Appetite 39:159-66. 2002
    ..These results are consistent with the suggestion that memory of recent eating is an important cognitive factor influencing food intake...
  2. doi Prolonged chewing at lunch decreases later snack intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Appetite 62:91-5. 2013
    ..Prolonged chewing of a meal can reduce later snack intake and further investigation of this technique for appetite control is warranted...
  3. doi Top down modulation of attention to food cues via working memory
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Appetite 59:71-5. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi Impairment of cognitive performance in dietary restrained women when imagining eating is not affected by anticipated consumption
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eat Behav 8:157-61. 2007
    ..The results suggest that dietary restrained eaters are more reactive to food cues but that this effect is not modulated by information about post-task consumption of the food...
  5. ncbi Dietary restraint and disinhibition are associated with increased alcohol use behaviours and thoughts in young women social drinkers
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Eat Behav 8:236-43. 2007
    ..These data suggest that a tendency towards overeating (disinhibition) combined with attempts at restriction is associated with increased alcohol use behaviours, perhaps due to a greater preoccupation with alcohol...
  6. doi Sensory-specific satiety is intact in amnesics who eat multiple meals
    Suzanne Higgs
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B152TT, England
    Psychol Sci 19:623-8. 2008
    ..Overeating in amnesia may be due to disruption of learned control by physiological aftereffects of a recent meal or to problems utilizing internal cues relating to nutritional state...
  7. doi Recall of recent lunch and its effect on subsequent snack intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, England, UK
    Physiol Behav 94:454-62. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the inhibitory effect of recalling foods eaten at lunch on subsequent snack intake is a robust phenomenon that is related to memory of that lunch and is moderated by tendency toward dietary disinhibition...
  8. ncbi Cognitive influences on food intake: the effects of manipulating memory for recent eating
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Physiol Behav 94:734-9. 2008
    ..These data are consistent with evidence of hyperphagia in amnesic patients and laboratory animals with lesions to the hippocampus, an important substrate for learning and memory...
  9. doi Cues that signal the alcohol content of a beverage and their effectiveness at altering drinking rates in young social drinkers
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:630-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of cues that signal the alcoholic strength of a beverage on drinking rate in young social drinkers...
  10. doi Television watching during lunch increases afternoon snack intake of young women
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Appetite 52:39-43. 2009
    ..They further suggest that this effect may be related to an effect of television watching on encoding of the memory of the meal...
  11. doi Reversal of sibutramine-induced anorexia with a selective 5-HT(2C) receptor antagonist
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:941-7. 2011
    ..The monoamine reuptake inhibitor sibutramine reduces food intake but the receptor subtypes mediating the effects of sibutramine on feeding remain to be clearly identified...
  12. ncbi Differential effects of two cannabinoid receptor agonists on progressive ratio responding for food and free-feeding in rats
    S Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Behav Pharmacol 16:389-93. 2005
    ..These findings suggest important differences between the two CB1 receptor agonists in terms of their pharmacological effects...
  13. ncbi The effect of the dopamine D2 receptor antagonist raclopride on the pattern of licking microstructure induced by midazolam in the rat
    S Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Pharmacol 409:73-80. 2000
    ..These data point to the interdependence of benzodiazepine and dopamine substrates in the mediation of palatability...
  14. ncbi The effect of cytotoxic lesions of the hippocampus on recognition memory in the rat: effects of stimulus size
    S Higgs
    Department of Psychology, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 115:1193-203. 2001
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  15. ncbi Cannabinoid influences on palatability: microstructural analysis of sucrose drinking after delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol, anandamide, 2-arachidonoyl glycerol and SR141716
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 165:370-7. 2003
    ..The motivational changes underlying these actions remain to be determined, but may involve alterations to food palatability...
  16. ncbi Memory and its role in appetite regulation
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Physiol Behav 85:67-72. 2005
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  17. ncbi Food choices in the presence of 'healthy' and 'unhealthy' eating partners
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Br J Nutr 109:765-71. 2013
    ..These data suggest that social influences on food choice are limited in this context but the presence of an 'unhealthy' eating partner may undermine intentions to consume low-energy-dense foods. ..
  18. doi Changing memory of food enjoyment to increase food liking, choice and intake
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Br J Nutr 108:1505-10. 2012
    ..Interventions based on altering remembered enjoyment of healthy food choices warrant further investigation...
  19. doi Aversive viscerally referred states and thirst accompanying the sating of hunger motivation by rapid digestion of glucosaccharides
    David A Booth
    School of Psychology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Physiol Behav 102:373-81. 2011
    ..Visceral processes shortly after a meal can create dissociable conscious states, only one of which is satiety for food...
  20. doi Focusing on food during lunch enhances lunch memory and decreases later snack intake
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England B15 2TT, UK
    Appetite 57:202-6. 2011
    ..These results suggest that enhancing meal memory by paying attention to food while eating can reduce later intake and are consistent with the suggestion that memory plays an important role in appetite control...
  21. doi Recall of vegetable eating affects future predicted enjoyment and choice of vegetables in British University undergraduate students
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1543-8. 2011
    ..The results suggest that recall of previous eating experiences could be a potential strategy for altering food choices...
  22. pmc Liking food less: the impact of social influence on food liking evaluations in female students
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e48858. 2012
    ..In Study 2, exposure to others' accounts of a negative experience with a food decreased evaluated liking of the recent consumption experience. These results suggest that social influence can act upon food liking evaluations...
  23. doi Peak and end effects on remembered enjoyment of eating in low and high restrained eaters
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Appetite 57:207-12. 2011
    ..These results suggest that for unrestrained eaters key moments in eating experiences have disproportionately large influence on remembered enjoyment of eating...
  24. pmc Eating attentively: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of food intake memory and awareness on eating
    Eric Robinson
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:728-42. 2013
    ..Cognitive processes such as attention and memory may influence food intake, but the degree to which they do is unclear...
  25. doi Food intake norms increase and decrease snack food intake in a remote confederate study
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Appetite 65:20-4. 2013
    ..Trait empathy did not moderate the influence of food intake norms on consumption. These findings add to evidence that perceived intake norms exert strong bi-directional effects on food intake...
  26. pmc Development and feasibility testing of a smart phone based attentive eating intervention
    Eric Robinson
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:639. 2013
    ..Encouraging individuals to eat more attentively could help reduce calorie intake, as a strong evidence base suggests that memory and awareness of food being consumed substantially influence energy intake...
  27. doi Effects of dieting status and cigarette deprivation on progressive ratio responding for cigarette puffs by young women smokers
    Rebecca A Jenks
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:530-7. 2011
    ..This is consistent with the suggestion that subjective and behavioural measures assess different dimensions of the rewarding effects of smoking...
  28. doi Contrasting effects of different cannabinoid receptor ligands on mouse ingestive behaviour
    Jonathan Grey
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Behav Pharmacol 23:551-9. 2012
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  29. doi Predicting successful introduction of novel fruit to preschool children
    Jacqueline Blissett
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1959-67. 2012
    ..Few children eat sufficient fruits and vegetables despite their established health benefits. The feeding practices used by parents when introducing novel foods to their children, and their efficacy, require further investigation...
  30. doi Social matching of food intake and the need for social acceptance
    Eric Robinson
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Appetite 56:747-52. 2011
    ..In Study 2, priming social acceptance reduced the matching effect in females. These findings suggest that desire for social acceptance may be an underlying cause of social matching of food intake...
  31. ncbi Benzodiazepine effects on licking responses for sodium chloride solutions in water-deprived male rats
    Steven J Cooper
    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Liverpool L69 7ZA, UK
    Physiol Behav 85:252-8. 2005
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  32. ncbi Effect of cues associated with an alcoholic beverage on executive function
    Kulbir Singh Birak
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:562-9. 2010
    ..To investigate whether alcohol-associated drink cues can elicit conditioned compensatory responses that counter alcohol's effects on cognition...
  33. doi Conditioned tolerance to the effects of alcohol on inhibitory control in humans
    Kulbir Singh Birak
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:686-93. 2011
    ..To test whether the repeated consumption of alcohol in a particular environment leads to the emergence of a context-specific conditioned compensatory response (CCR) that can counter alcohol's impairment of inhibitory processes...
  34. doi Conditioned effects of caffeine on performance in humans
    Angela Attwood
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Physiol Behav 99:286-93. 2010
    ..Therefore the facilitatory effects of caffeine on performance can be elicited, in the absence of drug, by previously-neutral contextual stimuli that have been paired with drug administration...
  35. ncbi Differential responsiveness to caffeine and perceived effects of caffeine in moderate and high regular caffeine consumers
    A S Attwood
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:469-77. 2007
    ..Individual differences in responsiveness to caffeine occur even within a caffeine-consuming population, but the factors that mediate differential responsiveness remain unclear...
  36. doi Effects of alcohol on attentional mechanisms involved in figure reversals
    Claire O'Brien
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:484-94. 2013
    ..We used ambiguous figures (Face-Vase and Necker cube) to test whether the intentional control mechanism is more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol than the automatic mechanism...
  37. ncbi Effects of baclofen on feeding behaviour examined in the runway
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:405-8. 2004
    ..The data also suggest that baclofen has complex effects on appetitive behaviour that may interfere with its effects on consumption...
  38. doi Alcohol disrupts the effects of priming on the perception of ambiguous figures
    Claire O'Brien
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 28:31-8. 2014
    ..The absence of an effect in the alcohol group is consistent with an alcohol-related impairment of this inhibition. ..
  39. doi Disordered eating behaviour is associated with blunted cortisol and cardiovascular reactions to acute psychological stress
    Annie T Ginty
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:715-24. 2012
    ..As such, they add further weight to the general contention that blunted stress reactivity is characteristic of a number of maladaptive behaviours and states...
  40. ncbi Associations between dieting and smoking-related behaviors in young women
    Rebecca A Jenks
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:291-9. 2007
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  41. doi Learned liking versus inborn delight: can sweetness give sensual pleasure or is it just motivating?
    David A Booth
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:1656-63. 2010
    ..Hence, the pleasure that adults experience during ingestion could be exclusively linked with the congenital sweetness reflex that sends mother's milk down an infant's throat...
  42. ncbi Acute psychomotor, subjective and physiological responses to smoking in depressed outpatient smokers and matched controls
    Debra Malpass
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:363-72. 2007
    ..Examining depressed smokers' responses to smoking will help determine the role of depression in maintaining cigarette smoking...
  43. ncbi Evidence for early opioid modulation of licking responses to sucrose and intralipid: a microstructural analysis in the rat
    S Higgs
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 139:342-55. 1998
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  44. ncbi Dietary restraint and US devaluation predict evaluative learning
    Jeffrey M Brunstrom
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1TN, England
    Physiol Behav 85:524-35. 2005
    ..Evidence that a sweet US can bring about a decrease in liking has not been reported previously. One interpretation is that negative beliefs and attitudes can contaminate the representation of the US during training...