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Forget the Sweet Tooth, Eyes Reveal a Taste for Sweets

Sugary treats cause a surge of dopamine, which can be measured in the eyes.<p><b>If chocolate brownies make your eyes light up, there's a chemical reason: Rich, sugary treats trigger a surge of dopamine, the brain hormone associated with pleasure and addiction, that can be measured in the retina.</b><p>A new …

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RT @FaithNerd007: "@ScienceWTF: Serotonin: Dopamine: http://t.co/MIFUBvP9s4" Hehe @Godsgirl2315 gets this, too. #PsychologyHumor #NerdsRock #IAmWeird #StopMe

Dopamine and Teenage Logic

Young minds are often portrayed as stews of hormones and impulse; but the decisions they make are often deeply rational and deserving of greater consideration.<p>I once counseled a 17-year-old, I’ll call her Katey, who admitted that she had planned to get “completely smashed” at a school-related …

11 Unexpected Facts About Attraction

From the subtle to the surprising: What science tells us about the forces that draw you to others—and them to you.<p>Your Parents Were Yuppies<p>Your …

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WATCH: The Story of a Man Who Faked Insanity

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

16 Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types

You may remember the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from your high school homeroom class, or that crazy ex who said your opposite psychological preferences made you doomed to fail. If not, here's the run-down:<p>It's a personality quiz based on Carl Jung's typological theories that divides people into 16 …

Study finds that a subset of children often considered to have autism may be misdiagnosed

Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified …

Cynical 12-Year-Old Writes Very Short Guide To Relationships

Romance in middle school is a <i>lot</i> more complicated than it used to be.<p>Need proof? Just take a look at the "relationship guide" one extremely disillusioned 12-year-old boy recently self-published:<p>So much cynicism at such a young age. Good luck getting this bestselling author to go to the dance with …