Environmental factors that increase the food intake and consumption volume of unknowing consumers.

  title={Environmental factors that increase the food intake and consumption volume of unknowing consumers.},
  author={Brian Wansink},
  journal={Annual review of nutrition},
  • B. Wansink
  • Published 9 June 2004
  • Business
  • Annual review of nutrition
Package size, plate shape, lighting, socializing, and variety are only a few of the environmental factors that can influence the consumption volume of food far more than most people realize. Although such environmental factors appear unrelated, they generally influence consumption volume by inhibiting consumption monitoring and by suggesting alternative consumption norms. For researchers, this review suggests that redirecting the focus of investigations to the psychological mechanisms behind… 

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