The Psychology of Gambling [Infographic]

When we play games, (any type of game) certain parts of our brains activate and some situations will cause specific parts of the brain to take over a unique task and complete it in order to win the game. Are you winning? Are you losing? Do you feel happy or excited? Are you frustrated? Everything takes place on our head and when we gamble or play casino games we use several different parts of our brain, like a production line in a factory. Let’s take a closer look at the way our brain works while we have fun gambling or playing chance games:

Infographic: The Psychology of Gambling

Infographic: The Psychology of Gambling

Next time you gamble, you can use all that information to your advantage. If you know how your brain will react to a certain situation during the game, you can force it to have a different reaction if the outcome was usually negative. Do you think you can make your brain do what you want and not what it would do on its own?

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Laura Barton

Laura Barton is a self-declared "adventurer". Highly energetic and unpredictable, you will never find her without something to read on her hands. She loves casinos, after all it's in her blood: her father was a Las Vegas mogul and a former owner of some of the largest casino entertainment chains in the US. Loves rock climbing, surfing and playing drums.