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Hungry, Hungry Hippocampus: Why and How We Eat

Food fills many of our needs. Hunger is just one. Paul Rozin explains the profound role that food plays in our lives.
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Anyone who's tried (and failed) to follow a diet knows that food is more than fuel. The reasons we eat are even embedded in our language. When we're. We take one too many scoops of ice cream because we . We connect to others by.

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