This week: Dr. Kim Kirkpatrick, a University Distinguished Professor of psychological sciences and the director of the Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity Center, or CNAP Center, and leads research at the Reward, Timing, and Decision Lab. Dr. Kirkpatrick discusses the role of diet –specifically those containing foods high in certain types of fats or sugars – in promoting impulsive behavior that may be linked to obesity. A fascinating topic that surely many of you will enjoy!