This is Your Brain on True Crime

Why are we so addicted to the darker side of life?

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I’ve been addicted to true-crime from an early age. When I was around 12 years old, I remember gleefully sitting down with my family on weeknights to enjoy the latest episode of Forensic Files and 48 Hours. As I grew older, my love for true-crime only grew along with me. Soon, I was consuming one true-crime book after the…

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