July 24, 2008

Research Says Fat Friends and Poor Education Helps People Think Thin

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/research_says_fat/

Research by economists at the University of Warwick, Dartmouth College, and the University of Leuven, finds that people are powerfully but subconsciously influenced by the weight of those around them. Without being aware of it, the researchers believe, human beings keep up with the weight of the Joneses.


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