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Hungry? Don’t Go Shopping.

Hunger is one of our most basic and primitive drives. When we are deprived of food, for whatever reason, we become intensely focused on satiating that craving. We want calories, […]... More>

Why It’s Wise to Gamble First, Eat Later

Hungry? Avoid serious conversations with your spouse.

Our Estimates of Food Value Run “Hot” and “Cold”

You’d probably pay more for a slice of pie before Thanksgiving dinner than afterwards, when you’re inevitably stuffed. Researchers explore how visceral states influence the value we place on food. ... More>

Hungry? Low Blood Sugar May Increase Support for Social Welfare

Katniss Everdeen's "Hunger Games" are entirely fictional, but new research suggests we developed a real-world hunger games of our own as a way of getting others to share resources. ... More>