Why you always seem to have room for dessert

Watch on YouTube

Show annotations

Download is disabled.




Genre: Science & Technology

Family friendly? Yes

Wilson score: 0.9829

Rating: 4.9373 / 5

Engagement: 4.0%


Subscribe | 6.9M

Shared November 28, 2019

There's a scientific reason behind your "second stomach."

Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab

How is it that, after stuffing ourselves full at dinner, we somehow find room to eat again once dessert comes around? Turns out, the thing that makes us do this has a name: It's called "sensory-specific satiety," and it's actually supposed to keep us healthy.

Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.

Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE
Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H