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What Causes Obesity? Answer May Affect Your Waistline


Beliefs About Causes of Obesity May Impact Weight, Eating Behavior

Whether a person believes obesity is caused by overeating or by a lack of exercise predicts his or her actual body mass, according to new research published in Psychological Science. ... More>


Munching Through Life’s Travails


Munching Through Life’s Travails

The world is divided into Munchers and Skippers. I’m a Skipper, which means that, when living gets stressful, I stop eating. I don’t snack. I skip meals. Munchers, on the […]... More>


Exploring Stanley Schachter’s Legacy

A symposium at the 25th APS Annual Convention explored the many contributions that psychological scientist Stanley Schachter made to our understanding eating behavior. ... More>