关注微信领¥50

百门课程¥0元


50万+已关注

科学美国人60秒:大容量酒杯作用-托福听力下载

2016-11-26 11:33:00来源:科学美国人60秒

点击查看>>科学美国人60秒音频:大容量酒杯诱使人喝更多酒

  科学美国人60秒中英文翻译:大容量酒杯诱使人喝更多酒

  科学美国人60秒英文文本

  This is Scientific American — 60-Second Science. I'm Christopher Intagliata.

  Ever order a drink, and feel stiffed on the pour? Well, before you bother the bartender, take a closer look at the size of your glass. "So people will generally perceive there to be less in larger containers, than in smaller ones." Theresa Marteau, a behavioral scientist at the University of Cambridge, in England.

  She and her colleagues had analyzed how larger portions — and larger plates — lure us into eating more food. And they wondered: could the same be true for alcohol?

  So the researchers convinced the staff at a local bar to run an experiment: every two weeks, for four months, they'd rotate the bar's wine glasses from the standard 300 milliliter size, to either slightly larger — 370 milliliters, or slightly smaller — 250 milliliters. And see how the size of the glass affected patrons' drinking habits, even though the pour, the volume of alcoholic beverage, was unchanged.

  Turns out, serving wine in smaller glasses had no measurable effect. But the large glasses boosted wine sales 10 percent — even after controlling for day of the week, temperature, holidays and so on. The reason? "When the wine, the same volume, is being served in a larger glass, then people are probably perceiving they've got less in there." Which, she says, means they might drink more, assuming they haven't hit their nightly limit. Or, they might just feel less satisfied with the pour, and buy another round. The study appears in the journal BMC Public Health.

  Aside from altering her own habits — "I do use smaller glasses, yes"—Marteau says that, if subsequent studies confirm this effect, public health officials might consider mandating a certain average glass size. "Specifying the size, the maximum size in which wine can be sold could be a measure that's introduced to reduce the overconsumption of alcohol that seems to be cued by the glass size." Until that happens, the bar in the study now always serves its wine in the larger glasses.

  Thanks for listening Scientific American - 60-Second Science Science. I'm Christopher Intagliata.

  中文翻译请点 击下一页

为你特别匹配的托福超值课程,快速提分先人一步!
  • 托福12月公益课(第2期)

    托福12月公益课(第2期)

    特点:1天1节公益课,讲干货有实力,高效备考,快速突破!

    课时:10小时

    查看详情
  • 【活动价】新东方托福名师在线一对一(体验课)

    【活动价】新东方托福名师在线一对一(体验课)

    适合人群:想体验新东方在线致赢托福1对1辅导冲分课程的同学

    体验课时:30分钟

    查看详情
  • 大学生旗舰直达班 (冲110分)

    【知心托福】大学生旗舰直达班 (冲110分)

    适合人群:托福目标分数110分!

    课时:343

    查看详情
  • 大学生旗舰直达班 (冲100分)

    【知心托福】大学生旗舰直达班 (冲110分)

    适合人群:托福目标分数100分!

    课时:331

    查看详情
  • 大学生旗舰直达班 (冲90分)

    【知心托福】大学生旗舰直达班 (冲90分)

    适合人群:托福目标分数90分!

    课时:310

    查看详情
全部课程>>
单项突破
直播课堂

更多托福课程
新东方25年教学经验沉淀
托福考生必修课
托福考生,高效提分,安心之选

查看详情>>
更多>>
更多课程>>
更多>>
更多内容
更多>>
距结束 : 00 00 00 00

4小时甩掉“Broken English”,直击托福24+

实战经验分享三人成团免费学

口语6大题精讲;16天社群打卡学习&答疑 活动日期 : 2018.11.08-2018.12.13

价格 : ¥69

678人 已报名

查看详情
更多>>
更多公开课>>
更多>>
更多课程>>