“When the universe rewards bad people despite their rotten behavior, people are usually reluctant to do anything about it”

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ohoh:”Smoking weed just ONCE could change a teenager’s brain: Scientists discover even small amounts of cannabis are enough to thicken tissue…in areas involved with emotions, memory, fear and panic”

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duh….”from rats to monkeys to humans, the same type of process seems to take place when simple decisions are made, both when they are based on evidence provided by the environment and when they are spontaneously made. “

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“A new study shows an association between excessive social media use and impaired risky decision making, a common deficient in substance addiction.”

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“Meshi and his colleagues found that by the end of the gambling task, the worse people performed by choosing from bad decks, the more excessive their social media use. The better they did in the task, the less their social media use. This result is complementary to results with substance abusers. People who abuse opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine, among others – have similar outcomes on the Iowa Gambling Task, thus showing the same deficiency in decision-making.