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Gambling rats

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posted on Mar, 15 2014 @ 09:29 AM
I found this kinda funny so i thought i would share i heard it on the radio at work

they have been training rats how to use slot machine's for sugar cubes to help find a way to cure people of gambling problems


im not sure if this is in the right thread so feel free to move mods if it isnt

edit on 15-3-2014 by Honkwoo1486 because: spelling

posted on Mar, 15 2014 @ 11:16 AM
reply to post by Honkwoo1486

aww, that's cute
especially that they used rats to perfect the skinner boxes in the first place

"the rat race"

posted on Mar, 15 2014 @ 12:25 PM
imagine if these things got out into wild the casinos would be done for they would get overun

posted on Mar, 15 2014 @ 02:46 PM
Interesting. I don't know why, but when I read your title I pictured a group of rats shooting dice in some back alleyway, lol. Some of the behavioral experiments that have been done on animals is quite intriguing to me, although I feel bad for many of the animals. I suppose behavioral experiments are nothing compared with medical experiments though. Tragic.

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