UBC "rat casino" provides insight into gambling addiction

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"Scientists at the University of British Columbia have found that adding lights and sounds to gambling games increases addictive behaviour -- even in rats. Their work with a ""rat casino"" is providing insight into how gambling addiction develops, and how it might one day be treated.

Full press release: http://news.ubc.ca/2016/01/20/flashin...
Contact: public.affairs@ubc.ca"


"What feelings rise up in the hearts of parents when they discover that their beautiful, intelligent child is using drugs or drinking massive amounts of alcohol?"


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