Gaming and ”loot-boxes” | Darren McGarvey’s Addictions
"Loot boxes" is an in-game purchase (sometimes with real money) where the item is randomised. The feeling is described as addictive and has been linked to gambling.Tweet
The science of food addiction | Darren McGarvey's Addictions
Darren talks to experts about what is going on in the brain when we eat certain foods and how the reward system affects out neuro-pathways.
Food addiction experience | Darren McGarvey's Addictions
Addicts who have given up alcohol and drugs talk about how food can still be a drain on their lives.