4th Welsh National Conference on

EXCESSIVE

GAMBLING

WALES 18

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ALL IN THE MIND:

GAMBLING ADDICTION AND THE BRAIN

CARDIFF BAY 20 JUNE 2018 

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Dr. Steve Sharman 

Research Fellow, Society for the Study of Addiction

I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology at UEL, graduating top of the class and winning the British Psychological Society award for the University.  
 

During this time I became interested in pathological gambling, and began working on a voluntary basis at the National Problem Gambling Clinic. This was followed by a master’s degree at UCL in Cognitive Neuroscience, where my dissertation investigated decision-making differences between gamblers and a control group. I won a scholarship to complete my PhD in Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge, under the supervision of Dr Luke Clark, investigating cognition and decision-making in pathological and regular gamblers. Upon completion of my doctorate, I worked for approximately 1 year at NatCen (National Centre for Social Research) before moving to the University of Lincoln to take up a post-doctoral research post, working closely with pathological gamblers from the Gordon Moody Association. I am a member of the National Problem Gambling Research Council, housed at the clinic in London, have acted as a reviewer for numerous journals, supervise final year undergraduate dissertation, and teach on the Psychology undergraduate degree.  

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