An Interview with David Kessler '73

conducted by John-Paul Baird


"Deconstructing the vanilla milkshake"

Associate Professor J.P. Baird and David Kessler discuss how changes in social norms, aggressive advertising and a conspiring food industry have contributed to the short-circuiting of the body's self-regulating mechanisms, leaving many at the mercy of reward-driven eating.

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Kessler Interview with J.P. BairdJ.P. Baird interviews David Kessler '73

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 About the Interviewer

JP Baird
John-Paul Baird is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Toronto and a master's and doctorate in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed post doctoral work in sensory neurophysiology at the Ohio State University. He joined the Amherst faculty in 2002.