Religious thoughts trigger reward systems in the brain, similar to love and drugs, according to the findings of a new study.
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Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, according to a new brain study.
For people who are not early risers, getting up everyday for work or school is an unwanted task. Here are five ways, not including coffee, to start off the morning.
Obesity could alter brain chemistry, according to a new study.
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Researchers found that the love hormone, oxytocin promotes group lying.
Even liars feel good when they tell the truth, according to a new study.
Researchers found that in mouse models, the brain does not register artificial sweeteners as a reward, which could prompt the brain to want more sugar later.
Researchers report that alcoholism was tied to an over reactive brain dopamine system.
Researchers found that smoking and drinking suppress dopamine levels in rat models, which lead to excessive drinking with the goal of increasing dopamine.
Talking about yourself is as pleasurable as having sex, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that people born with the high risk obesity gene had more pleasure eating and looking at high-fat foods.
Researchers from Cornell University found that extroverts' brains tended to experience more reward than introverts did from situations.
Researchers found that autistic people do not find human voices pleasurable and thus, are unable to register rewarding experiences from conversations and voices.