We are looking for volunteers who play slot machines to take part in research study (2 hours, on UBC campus). Visit the Participate tab or complete the online application form at www.survey.ubc.ca/s/PoP_CGR/ Read More
Dr. Clark, who led the UK’s largest study of pathological gamblers, leads the academic and operational activities of the Centre. Learn more about his research and his vision for the Centre in this Q&A. Photo: Edward Chang Read More
Welcome to the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. Our goal is to advance the understanding of gambling behaviours and create improved programs and treatments to reduce the risk of problem gambling.
Eve talking at Society for Neuroeconomics in Berlin
Eve Limbrick-Oldfield is giving a symposium talk at the Society for Neuroeconomics annual meeting in Berlin this week, on our recent neuroimaging work on the Gambler’s Fallacy: “Behavioural and neural correlates of the gambler’s fallacy in Gambling Disorder“. We’re particularly excited that this is the first time we’ve been invited to speak in a session […]
Congratulations Spencer and Steph for CGR’s first Masters theses!
Spencer Murch and Steph Chu have both successfully defended their Masters theses over the past week, and Spencer and Steph were the two first graduate students working in the Centre for Gambling Research, starting in Sept 2014. Spencer’s thesis was entitled “Pay as you flow? Measuring the slot machine zone with attentional dual tasks”, and […]
We are currently seeking volunteers for a number of different ongoing experiments. Each experiment involves certain eligibility criteria - for example, some studies are looking for UBC students, some are in people who play slot machines, and some are in people experiencing problems with their gambling. Read more about our
current projects and how to participate. Alternatively, you can complete this form and we will reply to you about suitable studies. Thanks for your interest in our research!