"Bryan Moss" <email@example.com> writes:
> Anders Sandberg wrote:
> > > If I recall my psychology classes, rats will stimulate their
> > > pleasure centers, forgetting to eat or drink. I wonder if humans
> > > will do the same thing?
> > Apparently not, in the cases it has been done (as a treatment for
> > cancer pain) they have been able to stop. Actually, many rats also
> > take pauses from brain stimulation to eat and drink when they are
> > hungry/thirsty enough.
> Before I go out and buy a cranial drill, is there any reason why I shouldn't
> do this to myself?
"Warning: rewiring your brain can have undesirable side effects. Do not do it without supervision from a neuropsychology professional. The makers of the InstaPleasure (tm) kit take no responsibility for physical or mental damage incurred by the use or misuse of the kit. The kit is intended for entertainment purposes only."
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