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Shifts in reinforcement signalling while playing slot-machines as a function of prior experience and impulsivity.

Abstract:

Electronic gaming machines (EGMs) offer significant revenue streams for mercantile gambling. However, limited clinical and experimental evidence suggests that EGMs are associated with heightened risks of clinically problematic patterns of play. Little is known about the neural structures that might mediate the transition from exploratory EGM play to the 'addictive' play seen in problem gamblers; neither is it known how personality traits associated with gambling activity (and gambling problem...

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10.1038/tp.2012.134

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Translational psychiatry
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
e213
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
2158-3188
ISSN:
2158-3188
URN:
uuid:7ed4b6ec-c575-4c51-9db7-abe5651eb891
Source identifiers:
374189
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pubs:374189

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