Achim Peters

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Achim Peters (born 1957 in Dortmund) is a German obesity specialist who lives and works in Lübeck. He developed the "selfish brain theory" and since 2004 has been leading the clinical research group supported by the German Research Foundation "Selfish Brain: Brain glucose and Metabolic syndrome".

External links[edit]

  • Bilingual website on the "Selfish Brain" theory with information for scientists, journalists, and other interested individuals
  • Peters A, Schweiger U, Pellerin L (April 2004). "The selfish brain: competition for energy resources". Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 28 (2): 143–80. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2004.03.002. PMID 15172762.
  • Biography at Faculty of 1000 Biology