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2012-08-23 01:35:37

New research from the University of Minnesota´s Carlson School of Management suggests learning how to stop enjoying unhealthy food sooner may play a pivotal role in combating America´s obesity problem. The research, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, explores how satiation, defined as the drop in liking during repeated consumption, can be a positive mechanism when it lowers the desire for unhealthy foods. “When people talk about self-control, they really imply...

Emotion To Vividness Of Perception Linked To Creation Of Vivid Memories
2012-08-20 13:41:57

Have you ever wondered why you can remember things from long ago as if they happened yesterday, yet sometimes can't recall what you ate for dinner last night? According to a new study led by psychologists at the University of Toronto, it's because how much something means to you actually influences how you see it as well as how vividly you can recall it later. "We've discovered that we see things that are emotionally arousing with greater clarity than those that are more mundane," says...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.