- November 1st, 2013
Sleepless nights impair the brain’s frontal lobe, which controls complex decision making. They increase activity, however, in the brain centers that respond to rewards, according to a recent study from UC Berkeley. Corresponding to this, the study authors also noticed that subjects strongly favored unhealthy snack and junk foods when running on low sleep.
- May 1st, 2013
If you eat junk food, will you feel like junk? Researchers from Penn State found that women who were concerned about their diet felt worse after eating junk food if they had previously been in a bad mood. However, there was no change found if women were in a good mood and ate junk food.