The research looked at the rats’ behaviors and the effects the cookies had on their brains. Rats were put into a maze and given the choice of hanging out near rice cakes or Oreos. The tasty sandwich cookies won that popularity contest handily. Those results were compared to a different test, where rats were given the choice of loitering in an area of a maze where they were injected with saline or in another corner where they could get a shot of cocaine or morphine.
HOW IS THIS IMPORTANT? AREN'T THERE DISEASES THAT STILL NEED TO BE CURED? Come on, science. Get your act together.
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