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Do Obese Women Have 'Food Learning Impairment'?

Do Obese Women Have 'Food Learning Impairment'?

Newsy (July 18, 2014) Yale researchers tested 135 men and women, and it was only obese women who were deemed to have "impaired associative learning." Video provided by Newsy
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Pot Cooking Class Teaches Responsible Eating

Pot Cooking Class Teaches Responsible Eating

AP (July 18, 2014) Following the nationwide trend of eased restrictions on marijuana use, pot edibles are growing in popularity. One Boston-area cooking class is teaching people how to eat pot responsibly. (July 18) Video provided by AP
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Your Reading Genes Are Also Your Math Genes: Study

Your Reading Genes Are Also Your Math Genes: Study

Newsy (July 9, 2014) A new study published in the journal Nature Communications says about 50 percent of your genes affect both reading and math skills. Video provided by Newsy
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The Company You Keep Impacts Your Spending Patterns as a Consumer

The Company You Keep Impacts Your Spending Patterns as a Consumer

TheStreet (June 18, 2014) Friends are more likely to feel a strong sense of affiliation when enjoying small indulgences together or helping one another resist larger temptation, according to new research out of Vanderbilt University and Texas A&M. In fact, Kelly Haws, associate professor at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, says that consumers who shop or dine with their friends are more likely to happily spend or indulge a little more, but feel a strong affiliation when a friend reaffirms their decision not to overindulge. Haws reveals how consumers should use this knowledge to help themselves control their financial decisions. Video provided by TheStreet
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