Do you love shooting guns? Of course you do. There’s a physiological reason for that: Pulling a trigger releases endorphins in the brain, which helps alleviate stress and anxiety. That’s a good bit of information to have on hand next time your spouse gives you shit for spending too much time at the range. “It’s for my health, honey,” you can say, confidently. Or you can just show them this cool infographic. Created by The Range 702 gun blog, “The Biology Behind Shooting” highlights some of the wonderful ways shooting a gun affects the brain and body (of the person pulling the trigger, that is). Check it out.

THE BIOLOGY BEHIND SHOOTING: What Goes On in the human body when shooting a gun?