chapter  9
Psychology and the Sciences of Food and Health
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Curiously, it is not. What we do overtly and in our heads about food and drink has occupied a far lower proportion of psychologists' time, historically and to the present, than the fraction of waking life that people generally spend doing those things. Worse, the research community that specializes in the study of ingestive behaviour has largely been cut off from the main areas of research into human psychology.