Take it slow: Effects of eating with an augmented fork with vibrotactile feedback on eating rate and body weight: a randomized controlled trial

  • S. Hermsen (Creator)
  • Roel C.J. Hermans (Contributor)
  • Monica Mars (Contributor)
  • Suzanne Higgs (Creator)
  • Jeana H. Frost (Creator)



This is the dataset for the field study testing the efficacy of a 'smart fork' to decelerate eating. The fork provides vibrotactile feedback when eating rate is too high. The research reported in this manuscript was registered on 4 November 2015 in the Netherlands Trial Register with number NL5432.
Date made available21 Jun 2019
Date of data production30 Apr 2017


  • Eating rate
  • Weight loss
  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Feeback
  • Sensory

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