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60 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 March 2007 06:10PM

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Comment author: Richard_Hollerith 17 March 2007 02:00:59AM 5 points [-]

Anders, glucose drinks are known to promote the release of neurotransmitters like serotonin one would expect to help self-control, but the problem is that the effect lasts less than an hour and is followed by a bigger effect in the opposite direction.