Article with Dr. Edythe London

It's late at night and you're watching TV when an infomercial comes on. You don't need a food dehydrator, but there's a part of you that wants it anyway. You look at your phone.

What happens next may come down to how impulsive you are. Impulsiveness is about more than shopping - impulsive people are vulnerable to substance abuse and some forms of mental illness.

Read more:  Just Buy It: Impulsiveness Tied To Brain Chemical


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