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Observation

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>


Cover Story

The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks. ... More>


Your Fellow Diners’ Size May Affect How Much You Eat


Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?


Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?

In the current issue of The New Yorker, Elizabeth Kolbert describes her family’s brief and not entirely successful experiment with the Paleolithic diet. Her account is humorous, but it also […]... More>