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Sugary treats cause a surge of dopamine, which can be measured in the eyes.   Chocolates and other tasty foods can cause spikes in dopamine, a hormone associated with pleasure and addiction. Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic If chocolate brownies make your eyes light up, there’s a chemical reason: Rich, sugary treats trigger a […]