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    Gizmodo Australia | Kate Burridge and Howard Manns | 5/11/20 | 5 min
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    • Florian
      Reading streak
      3 weeks ago

      Read this! I had a pretty average day and felt rather grumpy as I started reading this. One of the first sentences says:

      scientists have recently found learning new words can stimulate exactly those same pleasure circuits in our brain as sex, gambling, drugs and eating

      Grumpily I thought “meh... not so sure about that”. Ironically the article has proven its own statement to be true by introducing so many new terms to me that I was sitting here literally laughing out loud while reading. Grumpiness resolved thanks to learning new words (which apparently is equivalent to having sex)

      • SEnkey
        Top reader this weekScoutScribe
        3 weeks ago

        Ha! Great find.