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Congrats to Paul on NSERC award!

Congrats to Paul on receiving the NSERC USRA! Paul will be continuing his research on sports betting over the summer terms.

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: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1.7161913

Claudia Fu awarded SSHRC CGS-M fellowship!

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

Raymond delivering guest lectures for Psyc 101

Raymond recently delivered two guest lectures for the undergraduate course Psyc 101, where he delved into research on decision-making and executive functions.

Congrats to Charlotte on the MSCA Fellowship!

Huge congratulations to Charlotte on receiving the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Post Doctoral Fellowship!

Raymond at ASTU Seminar

Raymond facilitated a discussion in the undergraduate student-directed seminar ASTU 400K 201: “Cyberpsychology and Digital Technology Addiction”. He presented his research findings on the benefits and consequences associated with the passive consumption of video games and gambling.

Luke on ICRG Webinar

Luke will be speaking at the International Center for Responsible Gaming webinar this Thursday on the migration from video gaming to gambling in young adults. Click here to register for this free program.