The Weirdest Health Studies Of 2014
One of this year's strangest studies found people prefer painful electric shocks to being alone with their thoughts.By Madison Burke | December 27, 2014
Health experts are always coming out with new studies that have developed breakthrough treatments or clued us in to some major medical mystery — but sometimes the studies they comes out with are just plain … weird. Here’s a look back at this year’s weirdest studies.
In July, University of Virginia researchers told us people prefer experiencing painful electric shocks to being alone with their thoughts.
When put alone in a room with nothing to do but shock themselves, 12 out of 18 men gave themselves at least one electric shock. Six of 24 women also choose to shock themselves.