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Entries by Paul Spector, M.D. from 05/2012

Our Two Selves: Experiencing and Remembering

| Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living

The past decade has witnessed an explosion of new ways to look at how we humans make decisions.

Against All Odds

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Certainty is seductive. But the reality is that we live in a sea of uncertainty. While the complexity of the kaleidoscopic forces that drive our choices is overwhelming, there are things we can do in order to encourage better decision-making.

Fat Loss Made Simple

| Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living

The public was told that longer duration low-intensity exercise, like a jog on a treadmill or a steady session on a stationary bike, provides the heart rate that is optimal for burning fat. Wrong!

Sweet Nothings? Sugar Substitutes and Weight Gain

| Posted 05.17.2012 | Healthy Living

When man tampered with nature and uncoupled the sweetness sensory signal from caloric load, a pairing that we adjusted to for thousands of generations, our capacity to know when we had enough was eradicated.