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Sex, food, Facebook: Are they all linked in the brain?

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Sex, food, Facebook: Are they all linked in the brain?

What makes Facebook a rewarding experience instead of a bummer? It may be that monitoring “likes” and feedback stimulates the same part of your brain that fires up in response to imagery of food, sex and rewards in general, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that brain scans taken while someone received positive feedback could be used to predict that user’s intensity of Facebook use. The results…

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