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On the radio: Luke talking about athletes in sports betting ads

Listen to Luke this Thursday on the Mike Smyth show on CKNW 980, talking about the announcement from Ontario to ban athletes and celebrities from gambling advertisements.

Lucas presenting at International Conference on Behavioral Addictions

Lucas travelled to South Korea this week to present his loot box project at the 8th International Conference on Behavior Addictions (ICBA2023): ‘Longitudinal link between loot box spending and gambling initiation in a sample of Canadian video game players’

CGR Open House 30 August!

We’re hosting an open house event on Wednesday, 30 August, 1 – 2pm, for students who are interested in undergraduate research openings (including COGS 402 projects, but also Directed Studies or voluntary placements). This is an informal event and an opportunity to see the lab, meet the team, tell us about your interests. The open […]

NEW PRE-PRINT: Lucas’ paper on near-miss effect

A new manuscript is available from Lucas Palmer’s project looking at the impact of near-miss outcomes on subjective ratings (motivation, valence) and behavioural measures with jackpot size (i.e. the rollover effect) using online slot machine simulations. This article is part of Lucas’ MA thesis and is available on PsyArxiv

CGR Lab Outing

CGR Lab Outing

CGR headed down to Richmond for lab outing this week!