Eating Habits on the Brain, Take a Photo Throw It Out, Approval

Eating Habits on the Brain, Take a Photo Throw It Out, Approval

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 6, Episode 240

  • Oct 9, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:22:09 mins

Eating Habits and the Brain (21:49) Terry L. Davidson, Ph.D., is the founding Director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Professor in the Department of Psychology at American University in Washington, DC. Davidson and his students aim to increase understanding of how learning and memory processes contribute to the control of food intake and body weight and; how dietary and other environmental factors that promote obesity might impair the function of brain areas that underlie those cognitive processes. Take a Photo and Let it Go (1:07:42) Karen Page Winterich, Ph.D., is a Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Marketing at the Pennsylvania State University. Winterich conducts research in the area of consumer behavior, with specific interests in the effects of consumer identities and emotions on consumer judgments and decision-making. Her research focuses on examining the effect of cultural and moral identities on charitable giving and brand evaluations as well as the impact of emotions on consumer decisions and consumption. Sometimes it can be difficult for us to let go of our material possessions especially if there is sentimental value attached to it. Nobody wants a house full of cluttered items we haven’t used in years but at the same time, we don’t want to, get rid of them. Karen Winterich and a team of consumer psychologists examined why it’s so hard to leave things behind us an how we can move forward and better cherish those memories.  Makena Bauss - Fatberg Fuel (1:29:48) Fatberg's are a plague on the sewer systems of the world. Cities like London, Dublin, and New York are struggling with the masses of congealed cooking oils and other items found in sewers blocking the pipes. Makena explains how in England researchers are trying to recover the cooking oil and make a fuel source. Are you an Approval Addict? (1:52:10) Kimberly Giles is the President and founder of Claritypoint Coaching and The 12 shapes relationship system. She is a regular guest on our program and she hosts an internet radio show called Relationship Radio every Thursday on VoiceAmerica.com. Kim is a sought-after coach, speaker, and human behavior expert, who teaches a simple, easy method to help families and organizations to create healthy relationships and get along with everyone. Kim gives some tips on how to identify if you are an Approval Addict. For more from Kim Giles check out www.12shapes.com

Episode Segments

Take a Photo and Let it Go

22m

Karen Page Winterich, Ph.D., is a Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Marketing at the Pennsylvania State University. Winterich conducts research in the area of consumer behavior, with specific interests in the effects of consumer identities and emotions on consumer judgments and decision-making. Her research focuses on examining the effect of cultural and moral identities on charitable giving and brand evaluations as well as the impact of emotions on consumer decisions and consumption. Sometimes it can be difficult for us to let go of our material possessions especially if there is sentimental value attached to it. Nobody wants a house full of cluttered items we haven’t used in years but at the same time, we don’t want to, get rid of them

Karen Page Winterich, Ph.D., is a Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Marketing at the Pennsylvania State University. Winterich conducts research in the area of consumer behavior, with specific interests in the effects of consumer identities and emotions on consumer judgments and decision-making. Her research focuses on examining the effect of cultural and moral identities on charitable giving and brand evaluations as well as the impact of emotions on consumer decisions and consumption. Sometimes it can be difficult for us to let go of our material possessions especially if there is sentimental value attached to it. Nobody wants a house full of cluttered items we haven’t used in years but at the same time, we don’t want to, get rid of them

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