Gambling to get rich: Self-determination and gambling motives.
This research examined motivational orientations and gambling motives. Undergraduates who met 2+ SOGS criteria participated in a laboratory survey. Autonomy was positively associated with gambling for enjoyment, whereas control was predictive of gambling for chasing, winning, challenge, skill, and competition, supporting an evaluation of gambling behavior using a SDT framework.
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Rodriguez, L. M., & Neighbors, C. (2014, February). Gambling to get rich: Self-determination and gambling motives. Presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.
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