Gambling as a function of gender and Sensation Seeking

  title={Gambling as a function of gender and Sensation Seeking},
  author={Ann K. Wolfgang},
  journal={Journal of gambling behavior},
This study examined the relation of gender and Sensation Seeking (SS) Scale scores to undergraduates' ratings of their past/present and expected future participation in four leisure activities that usually involve betting money. Subjects completed McKeachnie's (1975) Leisure Activities Blank (LAB), which included the gambling items, and Zuckerman's (1979) SS Scale. Men reported significantly more past/present leisure gambling than women; gender differences were insignificant in ratings of… CONTINUE READING
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