Tom Vanderbilt explains new research into why we like the foods we like, why we crave certain flavors or textures while we’re disgusted by others. His article “Accounting for Taste” is in the June 2013 issue of Smithsonian magazine.
Americans spend almost as much time driving as they do eating. Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic, explains why we drive the way we do – from road rage, to the psychology of traffic jams - and tells us what our driving habits reveal about us.
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