Is Defeat Sweeter Than Victory? Cornell Researchers Reveal the Science Behind Emotional Eating

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 08:30 in Psychology & Sociology

Research by Cornell food scientists reveals how a person's emotional state - particularly in the competitive, wide world of sports - affects the perception of taste. In particular, people in negative emotional states tend to crave sweets more than those in a positive frame of mind.

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