Rachel Herz

Feb. 03, 2012

What Grosses You Out?

Rachel Herz discusses her book That’s Disgusting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Repulsion.

gross, disgusting, yucky, eeeewww

Nov. 26, 2010

Holiday Tastes and Smells

A look at the psychology of taste and smell - and why it can make those holiday smells so evocative.

smell, taste, holiday

Nov. 28, 2008

Psychology of Food and Eating

It's officially the holiday season, time for turkey, mashed potatoes, and a few more inches on our waistlines. In this segment, we'll take a look at how mood, memories and even smell influence what we put on our plates--and into our mouths.

food, eating, nutrition, psychology

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