Archive | April, 2016

The four lessons of penguins

Today is World Penguin Day. It’s the perfect day to acknowledge the lessons of our tuxedo’d friends. (They do have a sense of style, don’t you think?) Penguins are harbingers of climate change. They understand all too well the reality of global warming. The Emperor Penguins of Antarctica have found that many of their usual […]

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The skinny on mindless eating

According to Brian Wansink, Ph.D.’s research, we typically make 200+ food choices a day. Wansink, a professor of marketing at Cornell University and author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, has devoted his career to researching why we eat and make the food choices we do. He is all about food psychology […]

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