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2005-04-14 04:07:03

Frontal lobe dysfunction mirrors that of substance abusers, study finds HealthDay News -- America's estimated 7 million problem gamblers may have more in common with alcoholics or drug addicts than they think. A new study of Argentine gamblers finds that functional changes in their brains' inhibitory and decision-making centers resemble those seen in hard-core substance abusers. "Given that the neurobiology of what happens when somebody is gambling is much the same as what happens when they...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'