Food Psychology

Though many people are concerned about overeating and obesity, usually it’s in the context of intentional bingeing and grazing. The Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, however, studies the unintentional overeating that contributes to obesity. Often it’s about perception, and marketers who exploit those...
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New Mental Health Bill?

With the political landscape changing in the , there is an increased chance for an important mental health bill to be passed through Congress. Some members of the legislature have been working to require insurance companies to bring their coverage of mental health equal...
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Virtual Psychology

The classic 1960s psychology experiment in obediency by Stanley Milgram has been recreated in virtual reality. In the original, participants were instructed to administer electric shocks to a woman apparently hurt by them, and followed instructions even at lethal levels. Ethical concerns prevented recreating...
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