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Jun 19 2017 | CNN Health | Posted In: Nutrition
Labeling food with indulgent words may make people feel more satisfied when eating, according to a recent study published by Brad Turnwald, Danielle Boles, and Alia Crum.
Jun 12 2017 | JAMA Internal Medicine | Posted In: Nutrition
Brad Turnwald, Danielle Boles, and Alia Crum found that labeling vegetables with indulgent descriptions increased their consumption by 25% compared to basic labels and by 41% compared to healthy restrictive labels. This novel, low-cost intervention may be effective in cafeterias, restaurants, and...
May 25 2017 | Health Psychology | Posted In: Nutrition
Brad Turnwald, Dan Jurafsky, Alana Conner, and Alia Crum found that America’s top-selling chain restaurants use less enticing language to describe their healthiest foods compared to the rest of the food on their menu. While standard items were described with words that emphasized taste, fun,...
Apr 13 2017 | JAMA | Posted In: Health, Voices of MBL
Alia Crum and Barry Zuckerberg discuss how a deeper understanding of mindsets and how they are shaped by the patient-clinician conversation can move health care beyond the vague recognition that patient-clinician communication matters toward a more sophisticated understanding of when and how...
Mar 21 2017 | LLAMA Podcast | Posted In: Voices of MBL
Alia Crum is interviewed by Peter Bowes about the role of mindset in health & lifestyle choices on the LLAMA Podcast, which is explores issues related to human longevity.