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Selling Sweet Nothings

With childhood obesity rates escalating, psychological scientists are using self-report measures, brain scans, and other methods to reveal how ads for unhealthy foods affect children’s minds — and their eating behaviors. ... More>


How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research


Eating Healthy vs. Your Own Brain


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Neural Evidence for an Internal ‘Calorie Counter’

Our awareness of caloric content may be influenced more by our subconscious than by our conscious, found psychological scientists. ... More>