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Music could be the secret to eating less: Playing slow tunes during meals discourages people from wolfing down their food, study shows

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28/07/2020
  • People were timed eating five squares of chocolate in a scientific experiment  
  • It took them about 24 seconds to eat the chocolate when the room was silent 
  • This was extended by ten seconds when people were listening to upbeat music
  • And lengthened by a further four seconds when listening to slow-paced beats

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TitleMusic could be the secret to eating less: Playing slow tunes during meals discourages people from wolfing down their food, study shows
Media name/outletDailymail
Media typePrint
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date28/07/2020
Producer/Author Joe Pinkstone
URLPeople were timed eating five squares of chocolate in a scientific experiment It took them about 24 seconds to eat the chocolate when the room was silent This was extended by ten seconds when people were listening to upbeat music And lengthened by a further four seconds when listening to slow-paced beats
PersonsQian Janice Wang, Signe Lund Mathiesen, Line Ahm Mielby, Derek V. Byrne
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