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Dutch researchers have discovered that when your bladder is full, you make less impulsive decisions, according to the Telegraph.\
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The scientists conducted an experiment where one group of volunteers were given a lot of water to drink, and another group just a small amount. The Telegraph reports:\
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Psychologists from the University of Twente in the Netherlands linked bladder control to the same part of the brain that activates feelings of desire and reward.\
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The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, also concluded that just thinking about words related to urination triggered the same effect.

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After 40 minutes and no bathroom breaks the researchers asked both groups if they'd rather have 18 dollars today or 30 dollars in 35 days.\
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The volunteers with the full bladders were more likely to take the more financially prudent option, which would be the 30 dollars in 35 days.\
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The researchers believe this is because when a person controls their impulse not to urinate it also helps the brain hold off on making other impulsive decisions, resulting in better overall judgment.\
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[Via The Telegraph]}