Gambling is a thriving form of entertainment in the UK, but may also become a form of addiction for some individuals. Just why do people gamble when &lsquo;the house always wins&rsquo;? Advances in brain imaging techniques are helping Cambridge scientists find out.
Major psychiatric disorders are extremely common and their effects on behaviour, perception, emotion and cognition constitute an enormous contribution to worldwide disability.
The BA Festival of Science will take place in Norwich from 2 – 9 September, bringing together over 300 of the UK’s top scientists and engineers, including Cambridge academics, to discuss the latest developments in science with the public.
A PhD student at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR), Richard Page, has been hailed as one of the UK’s top young scientists after being awarded the 2006 Westminster Medal in conjunction with Dr Christopher Mee of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Functional Genetics Unit (FGU) in Oxford.