Robert Rogers is Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. Recently, he has begun to investigate the neural mechanisms of the cognitive biases that promote problem gambling behaviour.
Robert is Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Psychiatry (University of Oxford), working on a study of the characteristics of online gamblers in collaboration with the OII. The dominant theme of his research is the neural substrates of cognitive control, action selection and emotional decision-making in both health and psychological illness such as substance misuse and personality disorder. His work involves a mixture of cognitive psychology, psychopharmacology and brain imaging methodologies. Recently, he has begun to investigate the neural mechanisms of the cognitive biases that promote problem gambling behaviour.
Positions held at the OII
- Research Associate, January 2007 –
Participants: Professor William H. Dutton, Dr Victoria Nash, Joanne Lloyd, Professor Robert D. Rogers, John Geddes, Guy Goodwin
Expanding our understanding of online gambling by undertaking a web-based survey of users of Internet gambling sites, covering areas such as demographic and occupational characteristics, psychological characteristics, and attitudes to risk.
Investigating the Risk Factors for Internet Gambling-related Harm (Society and the Internet Lecture Series, Part 3)
25 October 2011
Professor Rogers will discuss the findings of a new study carried out to investigate the demographics, psychological and clinical characteristics, and health experiences of people who use the Internet to gamble.
7 April 2011
Baroness Greenfield discusses how Information Technology is changing the way humans think and feel. Whilst there are clear benefits, she also highlights the less desirable consequences, and suggests how best to minimise these threats.