Why do we remember location of potato chips better than apples?

Research by Rachelle de Vries shows that we remember where we can find high-calorie food (such as potato chips) better than where low-calorie food is. We are possibly ‘pre-programmed’. This insight can help us tackle obesity.

Rachelle recently obtained her PhD with a study on Foraging minds in modern food environments. In her study, she demonstrated her findings with tests in the lab and in the field during Lowlands Science.

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