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Brian Wansink Quotes

Brian Wansink
It isn't just the food, either. People might say that chocolate chip cookies are good, but they have to be freshly baked cookies.
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#Chocolate

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Also, with men, there's a preference toward comfort food that's a little more healthy, like meat, pasta and potatoes. Women choose things like chips, cookies, chocolate and cake.
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#Comfort

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We're finding that portion size can influence intake as much as taste. Large packages and containers can lead to overeating foods we do not even find appealing.
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#Influence

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It was basically an 'out of sight, out of mind' demonstration. The less visible and less convenient the candy, the less people thought about it and were tempted.
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#Mind

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People say, 'Oh, the bartender knows what he's doing.' Well, the bartender does know what he's doing in a lot of cases, but he falls victim to these illusions.
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#People

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People generally estimate tall glasses as holding more liquid than wide ones of the same volume. They also focus their pouring attention on the height of the liquid they are pouring and insufficiently compensate for its width.
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#Focus

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Yet, people who pour into short, wide glasses consistently believe that they pour less than those who pour into tall, narrow glasses.
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#People

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It wasn't inconvenience that was restricting how much they consumed those six feet away. It was that it gave them a chance to ask themselves if they were really hungry.
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#Consumed

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Most of the time, when people talk about comfort foods, we think of things that are really bad for you -- cookies or chips, maybe,
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#Comfort

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There were three stages to the research. We did in-depth interviews with about 80 people or so, sent out a questionnaire to about 400 people, and then did a large-scale phone survey of more than 1,000 people.
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#People