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The Part of Your Brain That Made You Eat That Doughnut


From Our Pets to Our Plates: The Psychology of Eating Animals

We love animals, caring for some as if they were members of our families, and yet we eat animals, too. Researchers explore the psychological underpinnings of this so-called "meat paradox." ... More>


Individual Brain Activity Predicts Tendency to Succumb to Daily Temptations

Activity in areas of the brain related to reward and self-control may offer neural markers that predict whether people are likely to give in to temptations in daily life. ... More>


Broncos Fans Are Probably Eating Their Sorrows Away


Infants Know Plants Provide Food, but Need to See They’re Safe to Eat

Infants as young as six months old tend to expect that plants are food sources, but only after an adult shows them that the food is safe to eat. ... More>