A team of Japanese scientists have found scientific proof that people doing exercises appear to perform better when another person compliments them.

The team had previously discovered that the same area of the brain, the striatum, is activated when a person is rewarded a compliment or cash.

Their latest research suggests that when the striatum is activated, it seems to encourage the person to perform better during exercises.

Read more about this research on: http://goo.gl/v36H4

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