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Beer, Dopamine, and BRAIN SCANS!

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Sci has a piece up at the Guardian today, talking about a recent flurry of news reports on beer and dopamine. Everyone, get read for MAJOR NEWS. Did you KNOW, that the TASTE of beer increases DOPAMINE!?!?!?

Here’s a hint. So does the sight of beer, the taste of chocolate milk, and bacon. Sure, the taste of beer is new, but all is not quite as novel as it seems. Head over and check it out.

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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