Human memory prioritises junk food locations over healthier options


People still rely on ‘hunter-gather instincts’ adopted by our ancestors when it comes to finding high calories foods, a new study has found. Research involving more than 500 people found they were better at remembering the location of junk foods, regardless of how much they enjoyed it or how familiar they were with the items. The study, carried out in the Netherlands, involved asking people to follow a fixed route around a room. They had to seek out either eight… Human memory prioritises junk food locations over healthier options