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David Levitsky

Professor

Savage Hall, Room 112
206 Cornell Street
dal4@cornell.edu
607-255-3263

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Departments/Programs

  • Psychology

Graduate Fields

  • Psychology

Affiliations

  • College of Human Ecology, Nutritional Sciences

Research

My students and I are currently investigating (a) the efficacy of a weight monitoring program called Caloric Titration as a means of safely losing and maintaining weight loss (b) examining the effect of being weighed before eating on amount of food consumed at a meal in the laboratory, (b) examining the effect of being weighed before eating on amount and kind of foods purchased in the dining hall,(c) evaluate the effect of self-weighing on recalls of foods eaten (d) examine the priming effect of exercise and health on food consumption, (e) exam the effects of holidays on weight gain and the recover from the weight gain.

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