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Glass Shape Influences Consumption Rate for Alcoholic Beverages

  • Angela S. Attwood mail,

    angela.attwood@bristol.ac.uk

    Affiliation: School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas E. Scott-Samuel,

    Affiliation: School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • George Stothart,

    Affiliation: School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Marcus R. Munafò

    Affiliation: School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Published: August 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043007

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 31 Aug 2012 at 21:33 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Medical Daily
Title: “Raise Your Glass: The Shape of It May Impact How Much You Drink : Healthy Living : Medical Daily”
http://www.medicaldaily.c...

Publication: The Daily Meal
Title: “Want to Cut Back on Drinking? Change Your Glass | The Daily Meal”
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Publication: Business Insider
Title: “Curvy Glasses Make People Drink Beer Faster - Business Insider”
http://www.businessinside...

Publication: FoodBeat
Title: “Beer in Curved Glasses Consumed Faster than Straight, Study Shows | Foodbeat.com”
http://www.foodbeat.com/f...

Publication: University of Bristol
Title: “Bristol University | News from the University | Glass shape”
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/...

Publication: Food Product Design
Title: “Glass Shape Influences How Fast You Drink Alcohol”
http://www.foodproductdes...

Publication: BBC News
Title: “BBC News - Beer-glass shape alters people's drinking speed - study”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news...

Publication: The Guardian
Title: “Drinkers consume beer more quickly from curved glasses, study finds | Society | The Guardian”
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Publication: My Health News Daily
Title: “Shape of Glass May Influence Your Drinking | Alcohol Consumption | MyHealthNewsDaily.com”
http://www.myhealthnewsda...

Publication: CBS News HealthPop
Title: “People drink beer faster in curved glasses, study shows - HealthPop - CBS News”
http://www.cbsnews.com/83...

Publication: Phys.org
Title: “Researchers find glass shape influences consumption rate of lager”
http://phys.org/news/2012...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

michael_hair replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 03 Sep 2012 at 17:24 GMT

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: "Beer Drinkers Swill Faster From Curved Glasses, Scientists Say"
http://www.huffingtonpost...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

michael_hair replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 06 Sep 2012 at 01:34 GMT

Publication: Men's Health
Title: "What Beer Snobs Don't Know"
http://news.menshealth.co...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to michael_hair on 12 Sep 2012 at 21:47 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: 7 News
Title: “WHDH-TV 7NEWS Boston Special Reports - 7 Healthcast - Beer glass shape alters drinking speed”
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Publication: CBS News Health Pop
Title: “Beer drinkers' speed tied to shape of glass - HealthPop - CBS News”
http://www.cbsnews.com/83...

Publication: Costa Rican Times
Title: “Beer Drinkers Consume Faster With Curved Glasses | The Costa Rican Times”
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Publication: Counsel & Heal
Title: “Beer-Glass Shape Determines How Fast (and Much) We Drink : Psychology : Counsel & Heal”
http://www.counselheal.co...

Publication: Discover Magazine Discoblog
Title: “Bottoms Up! How the Shape of Your Beer Glass May Make You Drink More | Discoblog | Discover Magazine”
http://blogs.discovermaga...

Publication: Eat Drink Explore
Title: “Study: Curved glasses speed up beer drinking - EatDrinkExplore.com”
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Publication: Examiner.com
Title: “Glass shape is a simple solution for Alabama's drinking problems - Birmingham Top News | Examiner.com”
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Publication: Forbes Blog
Title: “Sam Adams' Secret Weapon - Forbes”
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Publication: Fox News Radio
Title: “Housecall for Health: Beer Glass Shape | FOX News Radio”
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Publication: Gizmag
Title: “Curved glasses make people drink lager faster”
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Publication: Gizmodo
Title: “How a Fluted Beer Glass Helps You Drink Faster”
http://gizmodo.com/594003...

Publication: Glamour
Title: “A Skinnier Way to Enjoy Beer (Hint, Pour It in THIS Type of Glass): Vitamin G: Health & Fitness: glamour.com”
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Publication: GMA News
Title: “Drinkers tend to quaff beer more quickly from curved glasses | Lifestyle | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere”
http://www.gmanetwork.com...

Publication: Huffington Post UK
Title: “Glass Shape Influences How Quickly You Drink Alcohol, Study Suggests”
http://www.huffingtonpost...

Publication: Jezebel
Title: “What Makes You Chug a Beer is The Shape Of Your Glass, Not Your Raging Alcoholism”
http://jezebel.com/593984...

Publication: Just Drinks
Title: “Beer drinkers come out ahead of the curve”
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Publication: KMOV.com
Title: “Curved beer glasses mean faster drinking | KMOV.com St. Louis”
http://www.kmov.com/home/...

Publication: Live Science
Title: “Shape of Glass May Influence Your Drinking | Alcohol Consumption | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

Publication: Metro
Title: “Drinking beer from a curved glass gets you more drunk, study claims | Metro.co.uk”
http://www.metro.co.uk/ne...

Publication: Net Doctor
Title: “Health News - Straight glasses slow beer drinkers down, study finds”
http://www.netdoctor.co.u...

Publication: NHS Choices
Title: “Glass shape 'affects' drinking speed - Health News - NHS Choices”
http://www.nhs.uk/news/20...

Publication: Science
Title: “Drinking Too Much? Blame Your Glass - ScienceNOW”
http://news.sciencemag.or...

Publication: Smithsonian Blogs
Title: “Your Beer Glass May Be Making You Drink More | Smart News”
http://blogs.smithsonianm...

Publication: TG Daily
Title: “Drink too much? Blame the glass | TG Daily”
http://www.tgdaily.com/ge...

Publication: The Atlantic
Title: “Study: We Drink Beer 60% More Slowly When It's in a Straight Glass - Lindsay Abrams - The Atlantic”
http://www.theatlantic.co...

Publication: The Drinks Business
Title: “Beer-glass shape affects drinking speed”
http://www.thedrinksbusin...

Publication: The Economist
Title: “Beer drinking: Shape up! | The Economist”
http://www.economist.com/...

Publication: The New Age
Title: “Beer-glass shape alters your drinking speed: Study | The New Age Online”
http://www.thenewage.co.z...

Publication: The Scientist
Title: “Glass Shape Speeds Drinking | The Scientist”
http://the-scientist.com/...

Publication: The Sun
Title: “Using a curved glass could get you drunk quicker, scientists say | The Sun |News”
http://www.thesun.co.uk/s...

Publication: This is Bristol
Title: “Drinkers down beer faster from a rounded glass | This is Bristol”
http://www.thisisbristol....

Publication: TIME
Title: “Study: How Fast You Drink Your Beer Depends on the Shape of Your Glass | NewsFeed | TIME.com”
http://newsfeed.time.com/...

Publication: Top News Arab Emirates
Title: “Size of Drink Glass Affects Intake Speed, Says Study | TopNews Arab Emirates”
http://topnews.ae/content...

Publication: Top News New Zealand
Title: “Select Straight Glass to Drink Beer, Say Researchers | TopNews New Zealand”
http://topnews.net.nz/con...

Publication: Top News United States
Title: “Straight Glass Reduces Speed of Drink Intake, Says Study | TopNews United States”
http://topnews.us/content...

Publication: UPI
Title: “People may drink more from curvy glasses - UPI.com”
http://www.upi.com/Health...

Publication: WXOW.com
Title: “Beer glass shape study - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI -- News, Weather and Sports |”
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RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 21 Sep 2012 at 23:03 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Life Hacker Australia
Title: “Slow Down Your Beer Drinking With The Right Kind Of Glass | Lifehacker Australia”
http://www.lifehacker.com...

Publication: NPR The Salt
Title: “Want To Control Your Alcohol Intake? Ask For A Different Glass : The Salt : NPR”
http://www.npr.org/blogs/...

Publication: Men's Fitness
Title: “Alcohol Study - Stop Drinking Too Much - Men's Fitness”
http://www.mensfitness.co...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 15 Mar 2013 at 18:25 GMT

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Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “Overeating: Reasons You're Eating More”
http://www.huffingtonpost...

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