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Study Reveals Facebook, Twitter, And Other Social Media Are Brain Candy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Researchers at Harvard have gotten to the bottom of why so many of us are compelled to share our every thought, movement, like and want through mediums like Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Instagram and Pinterest.”

“In a series of experiments, the researchers found that the act of disclosing information about oneself activates the same sensation of pleasure in the brain that we get from eating food, getting money or having sex. It’s all a matter of degrees of course, (talking about yourself isn’t quite as pleasurable as sex for most of us), but the science makes it clear that our brain considers self-disclosure to be a rewarding experience.”

Click here to continue reading the interesting conclusions of these researchers on LATimes.com

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