Dr. Harrigan is the director of the Knowledge Translation Stream and contact person for the Gambling Research Lab. His primary research interest is in gambling addictions with a focus on why so many slot machine gamblers become addicted.
Dr. Dixon is the director of the Research Stream of the Gambling Research Lab. He is a Professor of Psychology, and past Chair of Psychology at the University of Waterloo. He has conducted research in diverse domains. He is internationally recognized for his research on how semantic information (what a person knows about the world) can influence the manner in which one perceives and recognizes objects in our world.
Dr. Fugelsang is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on how we reason about and integrate multiple, often conflicting, pieces of evidence when making complex decisions.
Dr. Collins is a Canada Research Chair focusing on the affect of sound in computer games. She is investigating the effect of slot machine sounds on slot machine players.
Professor Brown's primary research area is the understanding of sequential data, joining ideas from evolutionary theory with probabilistic modeling and discrete mathematics.
Dr. Candice Graydon is a Researcher in the Gambling Research Lab. Her research focuses on exposing relationships between gamblers’ psychophysiological, neural, and cognitive interpretations of various slot machine outcomes (e.g., losses disguised as wins, near misses) and their subsequent gambling behaviours.
Chanel is a PhD student in Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience) under the supervision of Dr. Mike Dixon. She is also working as a Knowledge Translation and Exchange hub member in the University of Waterloo Gambling Research Lab.
Madison is a PhD candidate in the Cognitive Neuroscience program under the supervision of Dr. Mike Dixon. She is also part of the Knowledge Translation and Exchange Hub in the Gambling Research Lab.