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How Does Your Brain Respond When You Think About Gambling or Taking Risks? UCLA Study Offers New Insights


January 25, 2007

Three professors in a lab looking at monitor Should you leave your comfortable job for one that pays better but is less secure? Should you have a surgery that is likely to extend your life but poses some risk? In the Jan. 26 issue of the journal Science, UCLA psychologists present the first neuroscience research comparing how our brains evaluate the possibility of gaining versus losing when making risky decisions. Full Story

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