Gambling physically alters the brain, making people more prone to anxiety and depression, study finds – Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling physically alters the structure of the brain and makes people more prone to depression and anxiety, new research has shown. Scientists examining problem gamblers found they had more grey matter in and connections between regions linked to the mental conditions. They said the discovery could lead to new treatments for gambling addiction, through drugs…

Sex and seriousness: Sydney Film Festival announces first 26 titles – The Sydney Morning Herald

It’s directed by Desiree Akhavan, who was a festival guest with her first film, Appropriate Behaviour, in 2014. “It’s a really inspiring film about sexuality and acceptance,” Moodley says. “And I very much hope she’ll join us at the festival again.” The line-up includes Israeli director Samuel Maoz’s Foxtrot, a Venice prizewinning drama about a…

First Sydney Film Festival titles and new venue announced – Inside Film

West of Sunshine. The Sydney Film Festival today announced the first batch of 26 titles which will premiere at this years event and an additional screening venue. Advertisement A selection of family films and Screenability, the platform for screen practitioners with disability,… Read the full article at: https://www.if.com.au/first-sydney-film-festival-titles-and-new-venue-announced/