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Brain Addiction

Rolling Dice and Flashing Lights: How Your Brain Gets Addicted to Risk

Ben Thomas | Posted 03.19.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

It's not just movies that lie at the root of our fascination with casinos. For some of us, it's the promise of striking it rich with that one lucky poker hand or dice roll. And as a matter of fact, in neurological terms, gambling is its own sort of drug.