Michael Souza – Psychology of Gambling

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Dr. Michael Souza is a psychology professor at the University of British Columbia. In this lecture, he will review reward and addiction from a behavioral, cognitive and neurobiological standpoint. We will also examine the social psychology behind gambling behavior, casino structuring and casino marketing.

Michael Souza is an Instructor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. His research interests include the frontal lobes and executive functions, with a particular interest in changes due to age, psychological illness or neurological injury. Cognitive training and neuroplasticity.

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Wendelken, C., Munakata, Y., Baym, C., Souza, M.J. & Bunge, S.A. (2012). Flexible rule use: common neural substrates in children and adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(3): 329-39. [Link]

Souza, M.J., Donohue, S.E. & Bunge, S.A. (2009). Controlled retrieval and selection of action-relevant knowledge mediated by partially overlapping regions in left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. NeuroImage, 46(1): 299-307. [Link]

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