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UBC Emotion Research Group

Luke is presenting today at the first workshop of the UBC Emotion Research Group, a collaborative venture between the Cognitive Science and Social Psychology areas of the Department, organized by Beck Todd and Jess Tracy’s labs. Luke will be speaking on ‘I got chills, they’re multiplying – somatic markers and bet size on a gambling […]

BC Gaming Industry Association

We’d like to thank the BC Gaming Industry Association for their invitation to Dr. Clark to talk at their board meeting, on the progress and future directions of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. The discussion following the presentation honed in on a number of key points about the relationship between the science of […]

The Centre is UBC Psychology’s December Lab of the Month feature

Understanding the psychology of gambling and improving evidence-based gambling policy are key drivers behind the research at the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. The Centre explores the cognitive, behavioural, clinical and neuroscience aspects of gambling, Since it was established in 2014, the Centre – one of only a handful of gambling research hubs globally – […]

Take part: Cognitive function in people with gambling disorder

Take part: Cognitive function in people with gambling disorder

We are looking to recruit people experiencing gambling problems, who live in the greater Vancouver area, for the first research of its kind in BC. For more details, see here

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 […]

Seen our advert in the newspaper? Find out about our new slot machine study here

We are looking for volunteers who play slot machines to take part in research study (2 hours, on UBC campus). Please visit the Participate tab or complete the online application form at www.survey.ubc.ca/s/PoP_CGR/

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 […]

Seen our newspaper ad? Find out about our slot machine study here

Seen our newspaper ad? Find out about our slot machine study here

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/

Seen our newspaper ad?

Seen our newspaper ad?

Participants needed for a gambling study on decision-making and slot machine play (October 2017 – ) Researchers from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC are looking for volunteers who are regular gamblers to take part in a study investigating styles of play in regular slots gamblers. The study involves a single afternoon session at […]

Gambling in the Movies: Mississippi Grind

Gambling in the Movies: Mississippi Grind

“Gerry, it don’t get any better than this.” One of the reviews for our latest choice for Gambling in the Movies, from Melbourne radio station 3AW, said that “all good films about gambling are, in essence, anti-gambling films.” Based on the diverse collection of films we’ve reviewed until now in this series, I’m inclined to […]