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NEW PAPER: Post-reinforcement pauses and immersion

Exciting new paper from Spencer Murch’s PhD work! This paper looked at the effect of immersion on post-reinforcement pauses on slot machine gambling, across different reinforcement outcomes including genuine wins, losses disguised as wins, and bonus spins. This paper is available through open access. Murch, W. S., Ferrari, M. A., & Clark, L. (2024). Post-reinforcement […]

Luke at AGRI Conference

Luke will be speaking at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI) Conference this Friday on the “media portrayal of sports betting in Canada before and after Bill C-218”

Anushka and Paul at PURC

Anushka and Paul presented their Honour’s projects at the UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC) last weekend. Follow the links below to access Anushka’s poster. Anushka Gulani “The Effect of Monetary Reward Uncertainty on Consumption Behaviours”

Luke on CBC News

Luke was interviewed by CBC News to speak about the structural characteristics and risks associated with sports betting. Visit the link below to watch the full interview:

Claudia Fu awarded SSHRC CGS-M fellowship!

Congratulations to Claudia on receiving the competitive SSHRC fellowship for her MA1 under the CGS-M program.