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My Brain Made Me Buy It

shoes (cc porcelain_girl)You could say that half the world’s population are addicted to shopping (i.e. women), however recent research has shown that the brain chemistry of spenders compared to non-spenders is significantly different just before the purchase. A group of economists and psychologists found that although the cost and desire are important factors in the decision to buy, it turns out that certain people are addicted to the excitement and the high from buying, and it can be the greatest deciding factor. So it seems, the next time your significant other arrives in with yet another pair of new shoes, just remember, it was an unconscious decision which she had no control over. Read more about the study here.

Also posted in BusinessOver30.com the business, technology, finance and politics magazine blog web site.

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