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Think Healthy, Eat Healthy: Caltech Scientists Show Link Between Attention and Self-control
July 26, 2011
Choosing what to have for dinner, it turns out, is a complex neurological exercise. But, according to researchers from Caltech, it's one that can be influenced by a simple shifting of attention toward the healthy side of life. And that shift may provide strategies to help us all make healthier choices--not just in terms of the foods we eat, but in other areas, like whether or not we pick up a cigarette.
California Institute of Technology
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