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Siblings of people with gambling disorder display increased impulsivity, risky decision-making - October 09, 2019
Biological siblings of people with gambling disorder also display markers of increased impulsivity and risk-taking, according to a new UBC psychology study. The findings, published today in Neuropsychopharmacology, suggest people with gambling disorder - a psychiatric term for serious gambling problems - may have pre-existing genetic vulnerabilities to the illness.
Researchers find link between frequently trading cryptocurrency and problem gambling - March 11, 2019
Researchers at the Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick's School of Social Work have found a link between frequently trading cryptocurrency -- a digital and virtual currency -- and problem gambling.
Nonprofit bets Asian-American students can learn to avoid unhealthy gambling - November 26, 2018
The students listened attentively as Ryan Wong explained how casinos keep customers chasing that elusive jackpot.
Study provides vital clues into biology of gambling addiction - January 03, 2017
Gambling addiction activates the same brain pathways as drug and alcohol cravings, suggests new research.
Study sheds light on neuronal circuits during risky behavior - July 27, 2016
New research sheds light on what's going on inside our heads as we decide whether to take a risk or play it safe. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis located a region of the brain involved in decisions made under conditions of uncertainty, and identified some of the cells involved in the decision-making process.
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