Capturing SCL and HR changes to win and loss events during gambling on electronic machines.

@article{Wilkes2010CapturingSA,
  title={Capturing SCL and HR changes to win and loss events during gambling on electronic machines.},
  author={Benjamin L Wilkes and Craig Joseph Gonsalvez and Alexander Blaszczynski},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={265-72}
}
The role of physiological arousal is central to theories about the onset and maintenance of gambling behaviours including problem gambling. The range of possibilities suggested include tonic underarousal and phasic abnormalities such as hypersensitivity to reward and/or reduced sensitivity to negative consequences associated with losses. Among the various types of gambling, electronic gambling machines (EGMs) are associated with the large majority of gambling related problems. The demonstration… CONTINUE READING

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