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Gambling, Gaming and Extreme Behavior

Friends With Benefits

Social facilitation and bystanders’ effects on gamblers’ behaviour is complex. It has long been speculated that gamblers’ behaviour might be different depending on whether the person watching is a friend (and whether the friend was a gambler or not) or a stranger. But was does the empirical psychological literature say? 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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