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What goes on in the brains of shopping addicts?

For most of us, shopping just feels good. But have you ever wondered if your single-handed attempt to revive the country’s economy is unhealthy? Maybe even an addiction?

As it turns out, the brains of compulsive buyers may work a little differently than the brains of non-compulsive buyers, according to a small study published in the Journal of Consumer Policy.

In this episode of Asking for a Friend, Cleo Stiller goes inside the brains of shopping addicts, to help you settle once and for all whether you really are hooked on the purchase.

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