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New study examines what could predict children’s snack choices

New study examines what could predict children’s snack choices | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Attitudes, relationships, intentions and personal behavior control are all factors that could affect a child's decision in either reaching for an apple or grabbing a bag of chips, according to a new study out of the University of Cincinnati.
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Dietary Trans Fat Linked to Aggression

Dietary Trans Fat Linked to Aggression | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

If you are what you eat, then, apparently, trans fatty acids are aggressive and prone to depression. A new observational study links dietary trans fat intake to adverse behaviors that affect others.

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Stress, Sugar, and Self-Control | Psychology Today

Stress, Sugar, and Self-Control | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

We blame our food cravings on hunger, but stress may be the real culprit.

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Familiarity with television fast-food ads linked to obesity

Familiarity with television fast-food ads linked to obesity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
New research to be presented Sunday, April 29, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston shows that greater familiarity with fast-food restaurant advertising on television is associated with obesity in young people.
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Dish Color Affects Serving Size

Dish Color Affects Serving Size | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

f plate area can change serving size, could we also trick ourselves into eating less by changing the color of those dishes?

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