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Natural-born consumers

What do fast-food restaurants have in common? Why are women more likely to become compulsive shoppers and men more likely to become addicted to pornography? Why do men's testosterone levels rise when they ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Financial advice causes 'off-loading' in the brain

A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that expert advice may shut down areas of the brain responsible for decision-making processes, particularly when individuals are trying to evaluate a situation ...

dateMar 24, 2009 in Neuroscience
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