Hamburger hazards and emotions [study]

Comes news about how some people in some places react to hypothetical questions about photographs of hamburgers. The study, freshly published online, is: “Hamburger hazards and emotions,” Nina Veflen Olsen [pictured here], Elin Røssvoll, Solveig Langsrud, Joachim Scholderer, Appetite, vol. 78, 1 July 2014, pp. 95–101. (Thanks to @Neuro_Skeptic for bringing this to our attention.) […]

The Omniverous Reader’s Dilemma: Hamburgers Regain Their Appeal

Voracious ingestion of the contents of a book leads not necessarily to lasting, author-desired consequences, suggests this study: “Reading a book can change your mind, but only some changes last for a year: food attitude changes in readers of The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” Julia M. Hormes, Paul Rozin, Melanie C. Green, and Katrina Fincher, Frontiers in […]

Hamburger moments for mathematicians

Two tasty studies, for mathematicians who enjoy this sort of thing: 1. “ON THE BACKWARD EXTENSION OF POSITIVE DEFINITE HAMBURGER MOMENT SEQUENCES,” Fred M. Wright, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 7, 1956, pp. 413-22. 2. “An Extended Hamburger Moment Problem,” Olav Njåstad [pictured here], Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society (Series 2) (1985), 28 […]