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October 16, 2013
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A new study out of Connecticut College finds Oreo cookies actually activate more neurons in the brains 'pleasure center' than many drugs.

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Oreos as Addictive as Cocaine According to Study

Oreos as Addictive as Cocaine According to Study

Buzz60 (Oct. 16, 2013) — A study from Connecticut College shows that Oreos are just as addictive as cocaine, to rats at least. Researchers tested the affects that sugary food, in this case Oreos, and cocaine had on rats. The study demonstrated that the popular cookie and addicting drug caused similar behavior. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
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Study: Online Dating More Likely to End in Happy Marriage

Study: Online Dating More Likely to End in Happy Marriage

Buzz60 (June 4, 2013) — A study from the University of Chicago finds that couples who meet online are more likely to have happy marriages than couples who meet elsewhere. The study also finds that couples who meet at a bar, spin class or wherever, are 25% more likely to have a relationship that ends in divorce than those who meet online.
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Study Finds Key to Happiness Is Making More Than Neighbors

Study Finds Key to Happiness Is Making More Than Neighbors

Buzz60 (June 6, 2013) — A study finds that for people in the middle class, the key to happiness is making more than their neighbors. The study from a Columbia University professor and a vice president at the Brookings Institution finds that people making more or less than the median income don't base their happiness on their income.
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Are You Addicted to Social Media?

Are You Addicted to Social Media?

France 24 (Oct. 11, 2012) — A new study shows Facebook and Twitter are as addictive as smoking and sex. Also: how the Orange Network in France plans to put an end to unlimited Internet use; L'Express magazine is accused of a sexist cover this week and a Google Image search for "completely wrong" throws up a surprising result
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