Early Stage Investigator Grant: “The Peer Group Regulates Motivational Pathways to Gambling in Youth: Implications for Early Intervention”

Principal Investigator: Jennifer L. Tackett, PhD, University of Houston
Awarded: $64,800 in 2012

Aim: Investigate the extent to which dispositional traits (i.e. Extraversion and Neuroticism) and motivational pathways (i.e. approach and avoidance motivations) predict distinct pathways to youth gambling.

Tackett, J. L., Rodriguez, L. M., Rinker, D. V., & Neighbors, C. (2015). A personality-based latent class analysis of emerging adult gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(4), 1337-1351.

Year: 2012
Type: Project Grants