NCRG Awards 2013 Outstanding Poster Award At Annual Conference

Last month, the NCRG held the14th annual NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addictionin Las Vegas. One of the NCRG’s favorite events during the conference each year is thePoster Session and Reception, which allows researchers to showcase new findings on gambling disorders and report their empirical research.

The 2013 NCRG Poster Session and Reception featured 30 posters and lead authors who shared their work with other conference attendees and scientists on the poster review committee on Sunday, September 22.

NCRG Chairman Alan Feldman Awards the 2013 NCRG Outstanding Poster Award to Dr. Alyssa Wilson

This year, the NCRG was pleased to award the 2013 Outstanding Poster Award toAlyssa Wilson, Ph.D., of Saint Louis University, and her colleagues for their poster, titled “Exploring Neurological Differences across Gambling Subtypes.” To learn more about Alyssa’s research, listen to the interview below.

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In addition to the Outstanding Poster Award, the NCRG recognized three other poster presenters with honorable mentions. These include:

  • Consensus in Social Norms and Gambling Behavior(Lead Author: Alan Chan, Asian American Center on Disparities Research at the University of California, Davis)
  • Attitudes towards Gambling among Adolescents in Norway(Lead Author: David Hanss, University of Bergen in Norway)
  • Depressive Mood Moderates Urges to Gamble and Brain Insula Activation During Monetary Reward Processing in Disordered Gamblers(Lead Author: Karl Mann, Central Institute of Mental Health (CIMH) and the University of Heidelberg)

Did you attend the Poster Session and Reception? What were some of your favorite posters?

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