Are you going to have sex and gain weight in 6 months? Your brain knows....

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Our brains give away a lot of our secrets...a new brain scan can predict both the eating behaviors and level of sexual desire of a woman.

A group of 48 female students at Dartmouth were asked to look at an assortment of images which including food and people engaged in sexual activities (among others) while they underwent functional magnetic resonance brain scans. Based on the activity of the nucleus accumbens (part of the brain thought to be tied to pleasure) scientists could predict who would not only gain weight over the next six months as well as an increased probability of having sex in the same time period. 

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