Posting to Facebook is like sex for the brain

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -  

Do you ever wonder why some people feel the need to post every little detail of their life on social media sites?

Well researchers at Harvard University say they have an explanation.  They say it makes the person posting the information feel good.

They say when people share information about themselves; it activates a sensation of pleasure in the brain.

This same pleasure is what is released when having sex, just not to the same amount.

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