Why Multitasking Keeps You Snacking
Learn about how rats might not have been all to blame for the bubonic plagues and why we’re more prone to mindlessly eat while we multitask.
When It Comes to the Black Death, the Rats May Have Been Framed by Ashley Hamer
- History.com Editors. (2010, September 17). Black Death. HISTORY. https://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/black-death
- Gill, V. (2018, January 15). Black Death “spread by humans not rats.” BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42690577
- Dean, K. R., Krauer, F., Walløe, L., Lingjærde, O. C., Bramanti, B., Stenseth, N. C., & Schmid, B. V. (2018). Human ectoparasites and the spread of plague in Europe during the Second Pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(6), 1304–1309. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1715640115
Multitasking might make you keep snacking even when you’re full by Kelsey Donk
- Ford, A. (2020) TV-watching snackers beware: you won’t notice you’re full if your attention is elsewhere. University of Sussex. https://www.sussex.ac.uk/news/research?id=52535
- Morris, J., Vi, C. T., Obrist, M., Forster, S., & Yeomans, M. R. (2020). Ingested but not perceived: Response to satiety cues disrupted by perceptual load. Appetite, 104813. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2020.104813
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