Prof Dr Remco Havermans (R.C.)
Remco Havermans is a professor (special chair: Youth, Food, and Health) working at Maastricht University Campus Venlo of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. In Venlo, he researches the psychology of eating, particularly how to establish healthier dietary habits in children. Remco is also the founder and research leader of the Laboratory of Behavioural Gastronomy of the centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation.
The expertise of Remco Havermans concerns the psychology of eating. He examines the central question why we eat what we eat, focussing on the experience of taste (its perception and evaluation) and eating behaviour (food intake and food choice).