Aging causes the volumes of our brains to decrease, which mostly affects our memory and thinking capacities. But you might be able to slow down this aging by living healthfully.
Less well-known than the placebo effect yet just as remarkable: the nocebo effect causes you to experience more complaints because of negative expectations of a drug or your health.
No matter how sated you may feel, there’s always room for dessert. Sensory specific satiety and relaxing your stomach can give you just enough room for a slice of cake.
Many people get short-tempered when they have not eaten for a while; they become ‘hangry’. This is not merely posturing but a survival mechanism that motivates you to start looking for food.