Shoulds are heady stuff, wants are gut reactions
. Shoulds quickly get contradictory and overwhelming and guilt-ridden, wants usually don't.
: The Science of Weight Gain and Loss" by chemist Simon Quellen Field (who created the popular web site www.scitoys.com) shows his readers how their bodies react to food and the environment and how their brains affect what and how much they eat.
Subtle foreshadowing, most evident in Marah's gut reactions
, and steadily tense events move the narrative along.
Watch out for your loved ones' microexpressions: fleeting facial expressions driven by our gut reactions
The investigations proceed on dual levels, exhibiting another common thread in the series: a step-by-step police procedural carefully following clues and Banks' gut reactions
which naturally turn out to be correct.
They were elected to safeguard the whole of us, based on facts, not gut reactions
. At the moment we are being driven by a hard-line, right-wing government, goaded on by turkeys clamouring for Christmas.
Blocking gut reactions
could help defend against heart disease.
To measure the participants' gut reactions
toward the ads, the researchers had them memorize a 10-digit code before viewing the ads, a cognitive distraction designed to prevent them from thinking too deeply about the ads.
They flashed pictures of said partners at each of them for one-third of a second and asked them to use one of the following words - great, awesome, horrible, scary - thereby measuring their subconscious gut reactions
Often confused with gut reactions
, heuristics are ancient associations that have developed over eons.
He notes that most managers hire based on gut reactions
, and argues that hiring decisions based on emotions, biases, personalities, or stereotypes often turn out to be bad decisions.
While I was asked to perform this SWOT based on my initial gut reactions
, I think the results are fair and true.
What we are about to witness took years of careful planning and some gut reactions
that failed to exist under previous regimes.
Much of the marketing strategies in the past came from anecdotal information or gut reactions
"I wanted their gut reactions
to their surroundings." She got her wish--and then some.