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Sea Slug's Shopping Habits Dictated By Hunger, Scientists Report

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April 7, 2000
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University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
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Conventional wisdom says that if you shop for groceries on an empty stomach you'll spend more than necessary because of impulse buying fed by hunger pangs, while a full stomach makes you a pickier shopper. You're in good company: Sea slugs shop the same way.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Conventional wisdom says that if you shop for groceries on an empty stomach you'll spend more than necessary because of impulse buying fed by hunger pangs, while a full stomach makes you a pickier shopper. You're in good company: Sea slugs shop the same way.


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University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. "Sea Slug's Shopping Habits Dictated By Hunger, Scientists Report." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 7 April 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/04/000406092056.htm>.
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. (2000, April 7). Sea Slug's Shopping Habits Dictated By Hunger, Scientists Report. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/04/000406092056.htm
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. "Sea Slug's Shopping Habits Dictated By Hunger, Scientists Report." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/04/000406092056.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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