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

@inproceedings{Vartanian2016ClutterC,
  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},
  year={2016}
}
How do cluttered, chaotic environments—such as messy kitchens—influence snacking behavior? How does one’s mind-set help prevent unwanted snacking from occurring? One hundred one 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… CONTINUE READING