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Monday, April 19, 2010

Understanding Blogtownies: Part 89

Posted by Patrick Alan Coleman on Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 3:45 PM

It seems like every time the journal of Psychological Science releases a study, I come closer to understanding those who frequent this here internet community we like to call Blogtown:

Instantly picking up takeaway burgers and fries also tends to trigger cravings for more impractical things like instant happiness, and reduces the impulse to save funds, scientists have stressed.

The study's subjects managed to become jittery even when they were merely shown a logo of McDonald's, the popular burger chain, and the logo was shown on the screen so quickly that they could not even recognize it.

Researchers have now shared that everyday exposure to fast food brands might just have a significant effect on behavior, making people always hurry even if they are not pressed for time.


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