CGR in Banff

There’s a great program at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute annual meeting this weekend in Banff, including several presentations by members of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.

Steph Chu is presenting a poster on ‘Use of the stopping device in modern multi-line slot machines’. Spencer Murch is presenting a poster on ‘Player immersion in a hybrid casino lab: cognition, affect and arousal’. Juliette Tobias Webb is presenting a poster on ‘The influence of acute alcohol intoxication on Gambler’s Fallacy’.

Luke will also be giving a talk on the neuroscience of gambling addiction, focussing on the neglected roles of the opioid system and the insula.