Desktop Chocolate Dispenser Teaches Self Control

A tube similar to a tall sleek Pez dispenser that, every 40 to 60 minutes, releases a chocolate ball onto a person’s desk, has been used to help people learn self control successfully, according to physchologists, reported Business Week. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: Who would have thought vending machines could be used to strengthen people’s willpower by encouraging them not to consume the dispensed product?

Hardly a benefit the vending industry should be trumpeting.

At least the psychologist who developed this exercise admits he’s not expecting it to win the Nobel Prize. 05-15-12 By Elliot Maras