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A link is found between morphine addiction and the tendency to explore
...obability of becoming drug addicts, shopaholics or gambling
addicts, until now no study has objectively found a direct relationship without the influence of other psychological factors, such as anxiousness. A team of researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience, the Department of Psychobiology and Health S...
Brain's 'gambling circuitry' identified
...rnia Institute of Technology have created a simple gambling
task that, when performed by humans undergoing fun...brain. Importantly, their findings tease apart the gambling
function of these brain structures from their functions in learning, motivation, and assessment of t...
New study finds similarities between monkey business and human business
...that monkeys doing business ?including trading and gambling
?behave in ways that closely mirror our own behavioral inclinations. "Traditionally, economists have remained agnostic as to the origins of human preferences," write M. Keith Chen, Venkat Lakshminarayanan, and Laurie R. Santos. "[But] if much of the...
Biofuel cells without the bio cells
...le like that slogan for a hyper-electrified desert gambling
town: What happens in the cellular environs stays there. Now, scientists for the first time have observed this electricity-shuttling process taking place sans cells, in purified proteins removed from the outer membrane of the versatile, metal-alter...
UCLA: How does your brain respond when you think about gambling or taking risks?
...t higher, while the people who were most averse to gambling
were most turned on as gains and losses increased, Poldrack said. The biggest risk-takers, who are willing to accept very risky gambles, have brains that respond less as the stakes increase, Poldrack said. ...
The influence of the menstrual cycle on the female brain
...disease, schizophrenia, normal ageing and drug and gambling