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A Primer on the Picky Eater

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A Primer on the Picky Eater

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A Primer on the Picky Eater

A Primer on the Picky Eater

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Washington Post reporter Annie Groer talks about her recent article about picky eaters — people who just won't eat certain foods or don't let the food on their plate touch. And a sensory psychologist explains what the behavior means.

Guests:

Annie Groer, writes for the Washington Post Home section

Marcia Pelchat, sensory psychologist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia