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Gambling, Gaming and Extreme Behavior

Rise of the Machines (Part 2)

My initial insights into the existence of video game addiction arose out of the research I had been doing on slot machine addiction. Both slot machines and video game machines may be considered under the generic label of “amusement machines”. But what are the other psychological commonalities between them? Find out in Part 2 of my new blog. Read More

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Dr. Mark Griffiths is a Chartered Psychologist and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit in the Psychology Division at Nottingham Trent University (UK).

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