Why can we at all times have room for dessert?

You are at a restaurant and simply devoured a hearty meal. With an uncomfortably full abdomen and seemingly tighter pants, you may’t fathom consuming one other chunk — that’s, till the dessert tray passes by and your starvation returns. However why does the sight of candy treats open up a mysterious empty compartment in your tummy? 

The key is selection, in accordance with Len Epstein, a SUNY distinguished professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Behavioral Drugs at Jacobs College of Drugs and Biomedical Sciences on the College at Buffalo in New York. 

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