Authors

Joseph Mazur

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

8-11-2010

Publisher

UNLV Center for Gaming Research

Abstract

In this interview, Dr. Mazur discusses his new book, which combines history, psychology, and mathematics in its exploration of the persistent hold that luck has on the human psyche. An emeritus professor of mathematics at Marlboro College and Guggenheim fellow, his book is a welcome edition to the study of gambling.

Keywords

Fortune; Gambling – Psychological aspects; Gamblers – Psychology; Risk-taking (Psychology)

Disciplines

Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Psychology

Language

English

Comments

MP3 Audio file size: 19.5 megabytes

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