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Seen At 11: New Research Suggests ‘Shopaholism’ May Be Genetic

Shoppers walk down Broadway. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Shoppers walk down Broadway. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Do you like to shop and spend maybe a little too much? Do you have trouble saving? It may not be your fault. New science suggests that your brain could be wired that way.

As CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson reports, new research indicates that a love of shopping is genetic just like eye color, hair texture, and many other family traits.

For more information on this 11 p.m. report, check out the following links:

Shopaholic No More

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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