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No such thing as sugar rushes; only sugar crashes

December 20th, 2011 by Rosa

Via Lifehacker, a Wired piece by Jonah Lehrer┬áthat explains why sugar makes you tired. I swear I do get sugar rushes after extensive candy tasting sessions though…

By the way, I have a brain crush on Jonah Lehrer. If you don’t have the time/patience to read through his pop science books, How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist, you can occasionally find him on RadioLab (which I love even more!). When I have to quit the candy blogging business, I may try my hand at pop neuroscience blogging instead. The key, though, is that I have to first master real neuroscience…

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