Clutter, Chaos, and Overconsumption: The Role of Mind-Set in Stressful and Chaotic Food Environments

  title={Clutter, Chaos, and Overconsumption: The Role of Mind-Set in Stressful and Chaotic Food Environments},
  author={Lenny R. Vartanian and Kristin M. Kernan and Brian Wansink},
  journal={PRN: Moral Psychology (Topic)},
How do cluttered, chaotic environments – such as messy kitchens – influence snacking behavior? How does one’s mindset help prevent unwanted snacking from occurring?101 female undergraduate students participated under standard kitchen conditions or in a chaotic kitchen condition. Participants were also asked to recall and write about a time when they felt particularly in control or particularly out of control. Finally, participants were given cookies, crackers, and carrots to taste and rate… 
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