No comfort in comfort foods during tough economic times, study finds

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 12:14 in Psychology & Sociology

Most of us can name our favorite "comfort foods" and believe that we are most prone to seek them out during times of stress and upheaval -- like moving to a new town or starting (or ending!) a job. Contrary to this well-engrained belief, this research shows the surprising result that our choices of old favorites happen at the opposite times that we predict.

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