Dr. Khurana Provides  Psychiatrist's Perspective on the Science Behind Crime Show Obsessions

March 18, 2021

Nevada Mental Health's Dr. Khurana appeared on Channel 8 news recently to explain some of the science behind why crime shows can become an obsession for some people. Dr. Khurana states, "We as humans love dopamine. So when we engage in an activity like this (watching crime shows), dopamine is released. Once your brain gets a taste of that dopamine, it wants you to have more.

Watch the full segment with Dr. Khurana below.