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The psychology of roller coasters Health

The psychology of roller coasters

July 17 2018

By Richard Stephens, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Keele University

Can differences in brain chemistry explain the sensation seeking behaviour seen in theme parks?

Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable Health

Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable

June 19 2018

By Robert W. Smith, Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Ohio State University, and Ed O'Brien, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science, University of Chicago

It's not just what you consume, but how you consume that determines the joy you experience and whether it lasts

Would graphic warnings on unhealthy food make you think again? Health

Would graphic warnings on unhealthy food make you think again?

May 29 2018

By Andrew Trounson

Health warnings on packaged foods can help us make healthier choices – but it’s negative messaging that really drives the point home

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