Tag Archives: Gambling Study
- Women better than men at making gambling decisions under stress
June 3, 2015
A new study claims women make better gambling choices than men when each is placed under stressful conditions. The study, which was conducted at the University of Ohio by ecological psychologist Stephanie Preston, involved over 100 men and women who were told they’d have to give a public presentation on...
- Gambling increases happiness in elderly
July 20, 2011
A recent study conducted by Southern Illinois researchers and published in the Journal of Applied Behavioural Analysis, evaluated the effects of gambling on elderly people, the results of the study are quite significant. The study evaluated the effect of participating in simulated gambling activities on happiness of nursing home residents...
- Poll shows Americans favour state regulation of online gambling
May 16, 2011
At CalvinAyre.com, we take pride in our coverage of the gambling industry and industry events. As a pro industry site, it's always great to see minds enlightened and opinions changed once facts are exposed. According to a recent Ipsos survey conducted online as part of a lottery and gaming study,...
- Poker plays math tutor to teens
November 30, 2010
If you're good with numbers, ratios and probability, chances are grasping the game of poker is a walk in the park for you. On the flipside, shouldn't it be reasonable to expect that if one can grasp the probabilities and mathematical concepts involved in poker it could help them with...
- Austrians go gambling crazy, country somehow survives
June 25, 2010
A new study reveals that per capita spending on gambling in Austria more than doubled between 2001-09, and that traditional lotteries have suffered as online betting and slot machines gained in popularity. Those crazy Austrians are even spending more per capita on gambling than on education. Well, clearly Austria must...
- Gambling: It’s All In Your Head
May 18, 2010
Whether you know it or not, there’s an almond size center in your brain called the amygdala which controls many acute emotions, including fear. It is this center in your brain that researchers contend controls your aversion to risk and each individual’s approach towards gambling and risk. A recent study...