UBC study links slot-machine addiction to immersion in the game
Gamblers who feel like they enter into a trance while playing slot machines are more likely to have gambling problems, according to new research from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC.
Feb 20, 2017
The surprising psychological benefits— and risks— of Pokémon Go
Pokémon Go fever has officially taken over. Nintendo’s new augmented reality smartphone game is enticing millions of players to get outside and walk around in search of characters and reportedly helping people with depression and social anxiety.
Jul 22, 2016
New centre to analyze problem gambling
Probing the psychology of gambling, helping problem gamblers and enhancing gaming policy are key goals for the new Centre for Gambling Research.
Nov 12, 2014
Opening of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC
Event: The official opening of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC and tour of its “Casino lab” Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Location: […]
Nov 10, 2014