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The Visuals of Dieting: It’s Not Just Size That Matters
2011-11-30 15:07:35

Researchers have recently discovered yet another connection between visual cues and the mind’s perception of food quantity, hunger and satiety — this time involving color and contrasts.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.