Tagged: Impulse Control

Gamblers Rewarded by Near Misses - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Oct 22, 2010

Earlier this year a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience looked at the brains of compulsive gamblers and concluded that when the the gamblers suffered “near-miss” losses their brains reacted as if they had won. Another study published slightly later in the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behaviour also looked at the brains [...] … Read More