Tuesday, March 29, 2011

To the brain, getting burned, getting dumped feel the same

Brain networks that are activated when you're burned also light up when you think about a lover who has spurned you.
Science has finally confirmed what anyone who's ever been in love already knows: Heartbreak really does hurt.

In a new study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have found that the same brain networks that are activated when you're burned by hot coffee also light up when you think about a lover who has spurned you.

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Via:CNN.com

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