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HOOKED ON GAMBLING: BY CHOICE OR BY DESIGN?

HOOKED ON GAMBLING: BY CHOICE OR BY DESIGN?

by Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
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Deakin Edge Auditorium

1 Flinders Street

Federation Square

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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Australians gamble more than any other nation in the world. We spend over $11 billion each year on pokie machines, and 70-80% of all gamblers who experience harm are pokie players. The mental and social harms of gambling are on the rise. Each person harmed by gambling can negatively impact the lives of five to ten others, meaning up to five million Australians are affected each year. Science is providing new insights into the way that gambling machines, like pokies, and our social environments c
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Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

The Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences is embedded within Monash's world leading Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. It is the largest institute of its kind in Australia and the largest grouping of cognitive and clinical neuroscientists in the Asia-Pacific region. Our mission is to improve the understanding of the human brain through innovative research approaches. We will directly and actively support the use of that knowledge in the clinic, in the workplace, as well as by industry and by the community.

HOOKED ON GAMBLING: By Choice or by Design? at Deakin Edge Auditorium

1 Flinders Street Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia

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