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Final Note

Men eat more at buffets in front of women

Kai Ryssdal Nov 20, 2015
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Final Note

Men eat more at buffets in front of women

Kai Ryssdal Nov 20, 2015
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This final note on the way out today, in which men once again prove to the world that we’re idiots.

A study out of Cornell University looked into behavior at all-you-can-eat Italian buffets. (No, I don’t know why.) It found that men who ate with at least one woman ate nearly twice as much pizza as men who ate with just other men.

The researchers’ conclusion? Men were trying to impress their female companions with their eating prowess.

They also ate more salad, too, by the way.

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