Platforms of peril
Research has started to show that social media overuse can, much like drug and gambling addictions, lead to poor decision-making.
A playground for the brain
Innovative treatment approaches to compulsions and addictions are the focus of the new neuroscience research lab, BrainPark.
Episode 8: The science of addiction
Monash experts discuss the research that's helping change the way we view and treat different forms of addiction.
Food for thought
Understanding how our brain responds to good and bad food choices could help combat the world's obesity epidemic.
Pokies addict loses case against Crown Melbourne
Bid to force slot machine changes to better reflect winning chances fails in historic court case.
Delving into ice psychosis
A new study has looked at why some crystal meth users are more likely to experience mental health problems than others.
Pokies ban would help Tasmania's gamblers
Disadvantage predicts the extent of poker machine losses far more in the Apple Isle than in other Australian states and territories.
Pokies, we have a problem
Poker machines are doing great harm, but the gaming industry's deep pockets means it's an issue that's unlikely to be solved any time soon.
Professor (Research), Turner Institute For the Brain and Mental Health
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Associate Professor & ARC DECRA Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Senior Research Fellow & Psychologist
Professor (Research), Psychology
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Professor, Surgery Alfred Hospital
Associate Professor, Physiology Biomedicine Discovery Institute