Gambling Research Featured in ITV Wales This Week: Beating The Odds

Professor Simon Dymond was featured in a recent episode of ITV’s Wales This Week, which focussed on the stories of people struggling to overcome their gambling addiction.

In the episode, which aired on October 9th, Professor Dymond discussed the potentially addictive design of slot machines and how they might promote a sense of “almost winning”. He described the “near-miss effect” and his colleagues' research on the brain systems underlying this gambling phenomenon.

View the episode here: http://www.itv.com/walesprogrammes/wales-this-week