IN THE NEWS
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2020: Magazine, GQ, UK: Article about my Conversation piece on Dopamine Fasting, June in print.
2020: Magazine, Vogue Australia: Interviewed about Dopamine Fasting, by Award Winning Science Journalist Fiona McDonald CEO of @ScienceAlert, 85.8K followers. Vogue Australia has ~1.5M readers per issue (print and social media) and ~1.5M facebook followers.
2020: Dr McCabe interviewed on reward and dopamine for a new health related book by award winning Journalist Maria Borelius
2020: New UROP research placement available in our lab see here: reading.ac.uk/internal/urop2020/archive/2020/detail.aspx?id=3132
2020: Dr Anna-Lena Frey our recent PhD graduate project manages new trials in Alzheimer's Research UK, discussed here by David Cameron
2020: Magazine, Marie Clare: Interviewed on Dopamine Fasting, Jan by Journalist Clare Thorp https://www.marieclaire.co.uk/life/health-fitness/dopamine-fasting-680083 Marie Clare magazine publishes editions in more than 35 countries on five continents and ~157K readers per issue.
2017: Radio, BBC Berkshire: Discussed Depression, Reward and Antidepressants. ~95K listeners.
2015: TV, BBC1: “The Truth about Sugar”, Ran an fMRI experiment with TV presenter Fiona Phillips and discussed the brains response to reward https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4LODsLHiNI initially ~4.5M viewers, and has been repeated many times and globally e.g. Australia.
2015: Radio, BBC Berkshire: Interviewed about Depression and the Neurobiology of Reward by presenter Anne Diamond, ~ 95K listeners.
2015: Magazine, Kerrang: “The Brain and Music as Reward” Interviewed at Reading Festival. ~446K readers per issue.
2015: Radio, BBC Berkshire: Interviewed by Phil Kennedy on Food Craving and the Brain. ~95K listeners.
2014: TV, BBC1: Inside Out, ran an fMRI experiment with presenter Jon Cuthill and discussed the brains reward response. ~3.3M viewers.
2014: Newspaper, The Reading Post: Article written about our work in Eating Disorders.
2014: TV, Channel 4, Dispatches: “Are you addicted to sugar?” Discussed our work with presenter Antony Barnett on chocolate reward and the brain https://www.tigeraspect.co.uk/series/factual-features/dispatches-addicted-sugar ~2.5M viewers, also repeated.
2013: TV, BBC1, “Britons Favourite Supermarket Foods”, Ran a reward experiment with presenter Cherry Healey and discussed brains response to chocolate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlnuceFNaBs ~4.7M viewers, also regularly repeated.
2013: Radio, BBC Berkshire: Discussed our work and new study on Eating disorders and the Reward system with Tony Blackburn. ~122K listeners.
2007: Newspaper, The Guardian: “Brain scans pinpoint how chocoholics are hooked” article written about our work on chocolate reward https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/aug/28/lifeandhealth.foodanddrink. ~1.02M readers an issue.
2006: Newspaper, The St Louis Post, USA: “Some people have chocolate on the brain” based on our Biological Psychiatry poster on the Brain and Reward.