New app designed to cure bad habits with shocking results

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(WBRE/WYOU) – Looking to break a bad habit? This method may shock you.

The maker of the Pavlok Bracelet says its updated device trains the brain to avoid bad habits by associating guilty deeds with a negative reaction —  a shock!

The bracelet sends a 350-volt jolt to the wearer every time a bad habit is indulged, from junk food to smoking and swearing. People wearing the bracelet can control the intensity of the zap using a smartphone app.


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