Lately, videos of people freaking out at fast food joints like McDonalds have hit the Internet, with customers attacking employees and destroying property all over fried food.
Psychologist Dr. Mark Goulston says the combination of being hungry, in a rush, and angered by something in their personal life can turn an innocent trip to Mickey Ds into a rage explosion.
It probably doesnt help that fast food chains are in the business of providing snacks that people cant live without.
Goulston explains, Fast food gives people quick fixes. Its like an addiction. The food is incredibly tasty, and people just gotta have more.
Seductive billboard ads featuring juicy hamburgers also lead to fast food freakouts.
Goulston explains, They say, If the world is taking a bite out of you, take a bite of this and youll feel better. Thats why people get hooked.
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