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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Cultural Goofs Gear Up Gray Matter

October 30th, 2015

Episode 351 of 598 episodes

People exposed to incongruent situations, such as Halloween-themed plates at a Labor Day picnic, performed better on cognitive-reasoning tests and were less likely to make impulse purchases or overeat

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