Last week, we explored how the shape of crockery can influence our enjoyment of what we eat; some people swear that bowls are better than plates. But that’s not the only way that the shape of food and drink receptacles can sway our sensations and behaviour without us realising.

As Chris van Tulleken from the BBC2 series Trust Me I’m a Doctor explores in the video above, the shape of your glass can make you drink faster. So should you be wary of curved glasses or cautious about straight ones? All is explained with a trip to a local pub.

Watch another Trust Me I’m A Doctor video: How much coffee should you drink?

This is an original short video co-commissioned with Britlab. For more great Britlab stories, visit their YouTube channel.

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