A Vending Machine that Makes you Wait Longer for Unhealthy Snacks

VEdningmachine

Brad Appelhans

March 2017

DISC (Delays to Influence Healthy Snack Choice) is a device that can be installed in vending machines. This device ensures that, when someone chooses an unhealthy snack, that person has to wait an extra 25 seconds. This way the option of choosing something healthier is made more appealing.

Sources

http://www.capradio.org/news/npr/story?storyid=522189753

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/vending-machine-stop-junk-food-buying-time-delay-25-second-processed-snack-rush-medical-college-a7670506.html

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