News tagged with reward

Fairness is in the brain

Ever wondered how people figure out what is fair? Look to the brain for the answer. According to a new Norwegian brain study, people appreciate fairness in much the same way as they appreciate money for themselves, ...

Oct 20, 2014
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Why it's so hard to diet

We tried low-fat diets. We tried high-protein and low-carb. Each diet had its pros and cons. By now, many Americans are coming to the inescapable conclusion that there's only one way to lose weight: eat less. Why is that ...

Jun 25, 2014
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Understanding binge eating and obesity

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a novel method for evaluating the treatment of obesity-related food behavior. In an effort to further scientific understanding of the underlying problem, ...

Mar 19, 2014
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