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Clever Veggie Names

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If you need proof that language is powerful, here’s some. Researchers at Cornell recently reported that kids are more likely to eat their veggies if they’re told the food has enticing names like “X-ray Vision Carrots” and “Dinosaur Broccoli Trees.” Wonder how big a grant the researchers got to study what every parent already knows. This is part of a complete episode.

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