Can gambling be a good thing for the human brain? The act of “betting” provides enough stress to maintain the brain in good form. Additionally, it releases dopamine in the body. There are of course some unwanted side effects, and probably the most feared of these is betting dependence.

The following infographic by Holy Moly Casinos looks at how gambling affects the human brain.

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How Does Gambling Affect the Human Brain?

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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