Eating

Satiated, Stuffed, and Spatially Impaired?

A few days of high-fat, high-sugar eating — say, Thanksgiving followed by a weeks’ worth of leftovers — may impair a specific cognitive function: spatial recognition… More

  • Romantic relationships certainly contribute to emotional as well as physical well-being, but studies indicate that people in distressed marriages are... More

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    Rocky Relationships Linked With Unhealthy Diets

    Romantic relationships certainly contribute to emotional as well as physical well-being, but studies indicate that people in distressed marriages are... More

  • Telecommuting may be good for your diet. In a new comprehensive review on the science of telecommuting, psychological scientists Tammy... More

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    Hidden Perk to Telework: Healthier Meals

    Telecommuting may be good for your diet. In a new comprehensive review on the science of telecommuting, psychological scientists Tammy... More

  • Depression treatments include both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, but a burgeoning area of research points to another potent therapy: nutrition... More

    Feeding Mental Health Through Nutritional Interventions

    Depression treatments include both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, but a burgeoning area of research points to another potent therapy: nutrition... More

  • Considerable research explores the relationship between negative emotion and disordered eating behaviors, such as binge eating and purging. But a... More

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    Dysregulated Positive Emotion Predicts Disordered Eating

    Considerable research explores the relationship between negative emotion and disordered eating behaviors, such as binge eating and purging. But a... More

  • People are more likely to choose healthy options at the grocery store if they use the risk of losing their monthly healthy food discount as a motivational tool... More

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    Laying Money on the Line Leads to Healthier Food Choices Over Time

    People are more likely to choose healthy options at the grocery store if they use the risk of losing their monthly healthy food discount as a motivational tool... More

  • Bad news about the economy could cause you to pack on the pounds, according to a new study published in... More

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    People Seek High-Calorie Foods in Tough Times

    Bad news about the economy could cause you to pack on the pounds, according to a new study published in... More

  • While people tend to prefer the food option that’s most similar to the item they can’t have, they’re likely to be more satisfied with the option that diverges a bit... More

    With Food, Similar Substitutes Are Less Satisfying

    While people tend to prefer the food option that’s most similar to the item they can’t have, they’re likely to be more satisfied with the option that diverges a bit... More

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