Here's How Your Brain Makes You Buy Stupid Crap

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You know that baffling feeling when you keep buying crap you don't need, don't want, or that you knew was garbage before you spent your hard-earned cash? We're about to shine some light on that, by showing you the weird brain logic behind stupid purchases. Whether your brain is glitchy or companies are deliberately manipulating you, we're pretty sure it all breaks down to three steps.

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