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Eliscia awarded the Psi Chi Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award!!

Huge congrats to Eliscia Sinclair, recipient of this year’s Psi Chi Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award (DURA)!!  Eliscia has been a research assistant at CGR since last summer when she held a Quinn student studentship, and she is involved in a number of exciting projects with us including an analysis of the ‘gender gap’ in publishing in […]

NEW PAPER: Lucas Palmer et al, scoping review of monetary format in gambling

Congrats to Lucas who has his first publication in grad school, just out in International Gambling Studies: A scoping review of experimental manipulations examining the impact of monetary format on gambling behaviour. In a nutshell: People can pay for gambling in many different ways: besides cash, some casino games use chips, online gambling uses cards, […]

Lucas presenting this week at PsychFest

One the big departmental milestones in our Masters program is that all MA2s present at the annual PsychFest. Lucas Palmer is representing CGR this year, and he’ll be speaking on ‘The Near-Miss in online slot machine gambling: a series of conceptual replications’ on Thursday 28 April.

Raymond Wu awarded NSERC fellowship for Masters program!

Congrats to Raymond who has been awarded a highly competitive NSERC fellowship for his MA2 year under the CGS-M program.

NEW PAPER: Gambling and Loot Boxes

Congrats to CGR alum Ben Sidloski for getting his Directed Studies report from 2021 published in the journal Addictive Behaviors! Sidloski B, Brooks G, Zhang K, Clark L. Exploring the association between loot boxes and problem gambling: are video gamers referring to loot boxes when they complete gambling screening tools? Addictive Behaviors, 2022, 107318. Doi: […]