Gut and heart signals affect how we see ourselves

https://www.newswise.com/articles/gut-and-heart-signals-affect-how-we-see-ourselves

…the association between body image and the brain’s processing of internal signals that occur unconsciously.

Carried out by a team of psychologists and neuroscientists at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), the study found that adults whose brains are less efficient at detecting these internal messages are more likely to experience body shame and weight preoccupation.

A truly odd correlation that seems too strange not to suspect there’s some other factor(s) explaining both.

(See https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2019/07/19/spurious-correlations/ for examples of spurious correlations)

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