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Christmas Spirit, Bah Humbug Syndrome, Traced to Brain Activity

For some people, Christmas is a magical time of year, filled with feelings of warmth, excitement and generosity. For others, Christmastime carries no particular significance, in some cases even causing annoyance or despair. Researchers have located the source of the feelings of Christmas joy or disgust to a number of regions in the brain that may explain reactions to this festive time of year. Danish researchers believe they have traced the Christmas spirit – either feelings of warmth and...

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