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    Scott [admin]
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    Victorian research study: Pokies and the brain

    Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:05 pm

    Our colleagues at Monash and Melbourne Universities are conducting research on the brain and how it responds to the pokies.
    • Engage in pokies gambling on a regular basis
    • Aged between 18-­55
    • Fluent in English
    • Not pregnant
    • No history of drug or alcohol dependence
    Participants will be reimbursed $200 in Coles/Myer gift vouchers.

    What will participation involve?[*]A phone interview to check your eligibility[*]A 1 hour online survey to complete from home[*]One session at Monash University (all day) involving an MRI scan that will safely take pictures of your brqain, psychological questionnaires and computers tasks, and a collection of a saliva sample for genetic analysis
    [/list]Interested in participating?

    Please contact Leah or Linden at Monash Biomedical Imaging Facility to see if you are eligible.

    Phone: 0409 830 519
    Email: [url=mailto:med-mcin-ocdpg@monash.edu]med-mcin-ocdpg@monash.edu[/url]
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    RE: Victorian research study: Pokies and the brain

    Tue May 06, 2014 10:11 am

    Hi guys - Monash are still looking for people to participate in their pokies study. Attached is their latest poster.

    If you're interested you can contact Leah at Monash Biomedical Imaging on (03) 9902 9767 or l.braganza@student.unimelb.edu.au. Thanks!
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    RE: Victorian research study: Pokies and the brain

    Tue May 06, 2014 9:55 pm

    Thanks for posting this Scott

    $200 COLES/MYER VOUCHER FOR PARTICIPATION'

    This is a great study everyone, very worthwhile research
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    Scott [admin]
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    RE: Victorian research study: Pokies and the brain

    Thu May 29, 2014 4:59 pm

    Hey guys - just a heads up this study is still running and the eligibility requirements have changed slightly to be more inclusive. Are you:
    • Engaged in pokies gambling on a regular basis
    • Aged between 18-­55
    • Fluent in English
    • Not pregnant
    • No history of drug or alcohol dependence
    If this sounds like you, get in touch with the guys at Monash on 0409 830 519 or med-mcin-ocdpg@monash.edu.

    There are still $200 Coles/Myer gift vouchers up for grabs too!


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