FOR KIDS: Candy on the brain
Imaging reveals brain regions that become active when you want someone else’s stuff
Web edition: June 11, 2012
Scientists have found which parts of the brain make you want someone else’s candy.
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The next time you find yourself craving a sweet, irresistible piece of candy in someone else’s hands, remember this: You can’t help it. Your brain is built to desire what others have.
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