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Griffiths: Cognitive Bias and Skill in Gambling

“… Rational choice theory predicts that people will not gamble, thus it is theorised that regular gamblers gamble because they make the wrong decisions – that cognitive bias (irrational thinking) distorts their reasoning. The aim of this study was to increase understanding of the cognitive processes and behaviour of persistent fruit machine gamblers.” Almost 18 […]

blogcast.psychblog – interviews, reviews and more (maybe)

An exciting announcement: PsychBLOG has a new site. Just opened is blogcast.psychblog – here I will be publishing interviews with notable psychologists that are relevant to the OCR specifications. The first interview is in relation to a study which is in the new specification: Griffiths 1994. Adding to the ever growing empire blogcast.psychblog is now […]