Location

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Florentine IV

Start Date

29-5-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

29-5-2013 3:30 PM

Abstract

Evidence for a common underlying trait: “Consumptiveness”

Consumptiveness: “A persistent orientation towards acquiring and using resources in excess of a proper accounting of their costs and benefits - resulting in harm.”

simple behaviors that result in immediate, sensation-oriented rewards

  • alcohol, caffeine, smoking, illicit drugs, energy-rich foods (including salt)
  • Gambling

Disciplines

Food and Beverage Management | Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Mental and Social Health | Psychology | Statistics and Probability | Substance Abuse and Addiction

Comments

Moderator: Darren Heyman

Session 2-3-G The Curious Connections between Hunger and Gambling

File: 16 PowerPoint slides

 
May 29th, 2:00 PM May 29th, 3:30 PM

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Florentine IV

Evidence for a common underlying trait: “Consumptiveness”

Consumptiveness: “A persistent orientation towards acquiring and using resources in excess of a proper accounting of their costs and benefits - resulting in harm.”

simple behaviors that result in immediate, sensation-oriented rewards

  • alcohol, caffeine, smoking, illicit drugs, energy-rich foods (including salt)
  • Gambling