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Sleep deprivation can threaten competent decision-making
...an adversely affect a persons decision-making at a gambling
table by elevating the expectation of gains and ma...s know of people who have stayed up all night on a gambling
table, taking crazy risks that did not make sense and who lost more than they had because they did n...
Why losing money may be more painful than you think
...Neuroscience, researchers have shown that during a gambling
task, losing money activated an area of the brain ...died twenty four healthy subjects as they played a gambling
game to win money and recorded the activity in the brain throughout the game using an fMRI brain sca...
Dopamine-related drugs affect reward-seeking behavior
...cause compulsive behaviors, such as overeating and gambling
addictions, in the same people."...
The influence of the menstrual cycle on the female brain
...disease, schizophrenia, normal ageing and drug and gambling
Irrational decisions driven by emotions
...hed in the journal Science, UCL researchers used a gambling
experiment to establish the cognitive basis for rational decision-making. The goal of the task was to accumulate as much money as possible, with the incentive of being paid in real money in proportion to the money won during the experiment. Participa...
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...
Individuals with a family history of alcoholism: Will they too become alcoholics?
...olor of the inks, which is much, much harder. The gambling
task involves four decks of cards, each containing...gains and losses. This allows us to examine their gambling
strategy, safe or risky." Results indicate that FH+ individuals with behavioral disinhibition appear...
Responsibility in gambling?
...g a flutter making it the country's single biggest gambling
event. However, even with the recent boom in internet gambling, problems with gambling
are often overlooked. Problem gambling
is the subject of a new research venture funded by Economic...
Mature-rated video games often include content not specified on warning labels
...analyzed them for violence, blood, sex, profanity, gambling
and drug and alcohol content. Of the 36 M-rated games played, nearly all received content descriptors for violence and blood and contained violence and blood. In approximately 42 hours of video game playing, the researchers observed 6,011 characte...
M-rated video games contain unlabeled violence, sexual themes, substances, and profanity
..., blood, sexual themes, substances, profanity, and gambling
observed in game play. The study appears in the April 3 Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Special Issue on the effects of media on children and adolescents published by the American Medical Association. Parents and physicians need to rec...
Study finds pathological gambling runs in families
runs in families according to a University of Iowa...ombined," said Black, who has studied pathological gambling
for the past eight years. The study consisted of interviews of 31 pathological gamblers and 31 cont...
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 Sc...
Parkinson's disease drugs may cause pathological gambling
...th Parkinson's disease (PD) developed pathological gambling
behavior following dopamine agonist therapy, a dru...behaviors. It has been implicated in the reward of gambling
behavior. M. Leann Dodd, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and colleagues, present report...
Parkinson's medication appears to trigger excessive gambling
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Habitual, compulsive gambling
with losses up to $200,000 within six months by th... most of the patients in the series. "Pathological gambling
induced by a drug is really quite unusual." The good news, according to Dr. Ahlskog and M. Leann Do...
Problem gamblers share personality profiles of substance abusers
CHICAGO Individuals with problem gambling
behavior have personality profiles similar to the ...dentify personality traits associated with problem gambling
because most previous studies have drawn subjects from those seeking treatment for a gambling
Study ties risk of problem gambling with proximity to casinos and other gambling opportunities
... miles of home has a significant effect on problem gambling
and is associated with a 90 percent increase in th...e added, is that the availability of an attractive gambling
opportunity can lead to gambling
pathology in some people who otherwise would not develop it. ...
Pathological gambling associated with brain impairments
... reward and the long-term negative consequences of gambling
on employment, social relationships, and family li...xecutive deficits involved in chronic pathological gambling
has clear implications for rational pharmacological and rehabilitative treatment strategies."...