August 2020

Deakin University - Gambling and Emotions










Deakin University is seeking participants Australia wide for a new and innovative research study on gambling and emotions.

The researchers want to know about how feeling emotional, distressed or impulsive might impact your gambling.

The study uses a smartphone app to track gambling sessions as they occur in real life.

Who can participate?

  • If you are aged 18 years or over
  • Own a smartphone
  • Have gambled in the past month on any gambling activity (excluding lotteries)

What is involved?

  • A 30 min online survey
  • Downloading ‘MetricWire’ app
  • A mini survey twice a day for four weeks via MetricWire app

You will receive a $30 Coles e-gift voucher if you complete 75% of the mini surveys.

To access the online survey and participate click here 

For further information and any inquiries please contact Stephanie Dias at

This study has ethical approval from Deakin University [2020-039].