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Feature: The Crocodile and the One-Armed Bandit
Researchers have introduced crocodiles to test how excitement influences gambling behaviour on poker machines.
Feature: More Than Just a Game
Excessive video gamers have the same physiological disturbances and disrupted thought processes as those addicted to substances and gambling.
Browse: Video Game Rewards Fit the Definition of Gambling Neuropsy: Knowing When to Fold ‘Em
The discovery that some brain injuries may eliminate the gambler’s fallacy could lead to pharmaceutical treatments for problem gambling.