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Candy or Carrots?

News   Jan 10, 2019 | Original Story by Alison Jones for Duke University.

 
Candy or Carrots?

Context drives choice between healthy and indulgent foods, says new research. Credit:Scott Huettel, Duke University.

 
 
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