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“Mirror, mirror on the wall”: Can visual illusions be used to ‘trick’ people into eating less?

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Given the growing obesity crisis in many parts of the world, and given the seeming failure of conventional strategies to curb it, researchers are increasingly looking to visual illusions, and other 'tricks of the mind', in order to try and help convince us that we are eating more than is, in fact, the case. The hope is that such approaches may help convince people to be satisfied with less. One of the novel solutions that has been proposed recently involves the use of mirrored plateware to do...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.ijgfs.2017.11.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Somerville College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science Journal website
Volume:
11
Pages:
31-34
Publication date:
2017-11-07
Acceptance date:
2017-11-06
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EISSN:
1878-4518
ISSN:
1878-450X
Pubs id:
pubs:809783
URN:
uri:2f38b2a3-7020-4abc-acf9-34c76a6c1513
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uuid:2f38b2a3-7020-4abc-acf9-34c76a6c1513
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pubs:809783

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