Eating too much? You could blame your friends, new study finds

December 31, 2013 2:18 AM

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Eating too much? You could blame your friends, new study finds

If you watch someone eating a cheeseburger, after you've made the decision to order a salad, chances are you're going to want one too. And it's always easier to go for seconds, or order dessert when you have a partner in crime.

Turns out, there's some psychology behind the phrase, "I'll have what he's having." Sure it's the result of some general indecisiveness, but according to a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, our eating habits are influenced by our need to fit in.

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