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A British foundation has released a study saying that the smell of fast food such as cheeseburgers can actually cause road rage in drivers who suddenly get hungry and need food to alleviate what in essence is a chemical reaction.

Not all foods have this effect, however. Peppermint, cinnamon and the smell of coffee actually tend to make people calm and more attentive to their driving.

One of the results of this study is that car manufacturers may decide to design car systems that will counteract certain smells so that drivers are not distracted.
KC's View:
Just when you think you read the most outlandish and obscure study that you can imagine, another one comes along that puts the first one to shame.

Not that this doesn’t make sense. It actually does.

But who spends their lives thinking up these studies and then conducting them?