Can playing games like Fortnite increase your child’s risk of problem gambling as an adult? Review of submission for 2018 Senate Inquiry into gaming micro-transactions for chance based items

Key takeaways from this video: -psychological and legal definitions of gambling -peer pressure for young players and gambling -dilution of value with virtual bucks -learned behaviours/habits from loot boxes Can playing games like Fortnite increase your child’s risk of problem gambling as an adult? Dr Le reviews one of many submissions for the 2018 Australian …

How Fortnite Persuasive Game Design keeps your child playing for hours

Dr Le recently presented a talk at the ICBA 2019 (6th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions) in Yokohama, Japan. This is a recording of his talk delivered to researchers, psychologists, psychiatrist and therapists from around the world.

Dr Le Behind the News ABC interview

Dr Le was recently interviewed on the long running children’s TV show Behind the News on ABC Australia. He was asked to comment on the effect of “likes” on Instagram and social media. This was news segment directed at school students 13 years and under. Segment starts at 15mins 30secs.Link here:https://youtu.be/b2ng7Vol0_I

Pembroke Keynote Speech

Dr Le recently had the pleasure of speaking at Pembroke College, Adelaide on mental health and well-being for the modern day school student. His message to the parents that night was “give unconditional love to your children”. He shared the stage with Derrick McManus and Vinh Giang. The night was organised by Loan Chau and …