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Feeling Fat Is a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

People Who Weigh Themselves More Lose More Weight

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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>

A Good Meal: The Science of Savoring

There’s nothing I like more than sharing a good meal with friends and family. I like everything about it—the shopping for fresh ingredients, the chopping and cooking, and most of […]... More>

For Obesity, the Future Is Now

Obesity is largely a failure of self-control. I know it’s possible to quibble about calories and carbs and dietary fat, but fundamentally, obesity comes down to valuing fattening foods today, […]... More>