Tag: weight management

The IKEA Effect

by Volume 12, Number 12 The IKEA effect refers to the cognitive bias in which people place higher value on products that are self-assembled. IKEA is the name of a company founded in Sweden that emphasizes affordable home furnishing products,…

Food and Sleep

by Volume 12, Number 6 With respect to the importance of diet for health, the saying “you are what you eat” may be warranted. Research over the past several years would suggest that a variant of this saying may eventually…

Weight Perception

by Volume 12, Number 1 Sometimes the most correct answer to a question such as, “Is this better or is that better?” is “yes.” That is, there may not be one right answer because often things aren’t either/or. This can…

Taking Flight

by Volume 3, Number 12 The title of this newsletter would suggest that I’m going to discuss something related to aircraft, or perhaps to birds. However, in spite of living and working in the “birthplace of aviation,” my topic is…