Lyme Bay radio interview

I was interviewed by Jayne Avery for her show on Lyme bay radio in the summer, which was great fun. You can listen to a replay of the show below. 2.40 the evolutionary principle behind typical picky/ fussy eating in children and neophobia 3.35 how children learn what to eat 4.50 differences in taste perception […]

Picky eaters and food neophobia

Food neophobia

Food neophobia from the perspective of a toddler Food neophobia in toddlers can in part be explained by human evolution. How? Most animals are born instinctively knowing what to eat. Take a lion, for example. Even if it were to be kept in captivity with no contact with other lions, it would never become a […]