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Expressing gambling-related cognitive biases in motor behaviour: rolling dice to win prizes.

Abstract:

Cognitive perspectives on gambling propose that biased thinking plays a significant role in sustaining gambling participation and, in vulnerable individuals, gambling problems. One prominent set of cognitive biases include illusions of control involving beliefs that it is possible to influence random gaming events. Sociologists have reported that (some) gamblers believe that it is possible to throw dice in different ways to achieve gaming outcomes (e.g., 'dice-setting' in craps). However, exp...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/s10899-013-9381-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Journal of gambling studies / co-sponsored by the National Council on Problem Gambling and Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming
Volume:
30
Issue:
3
Pages:
625-637
Publication date:
2014-09-05
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EISSN:
1573-3602
ISSN:
1050-5350
URN:
uuid:ad4ad499-5b66-40a6-995e-c5ec8027c751
Source identifiers:
402001
Local pid:
pubs:402001

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