The present study examined the effects of relational training and the transformation of stimulus function on the slot machine preferences of non-problem an problem gamblers. In order to extend previous research, the present study programmed the slot machines with unequal payouts values and employed a relational training reversal phase in order to enhance experimental control. Results showed no significant differences between the response allocations of nonproblem and problem gamblers; however, results did indicate significant differences in response allocations between the three slot machine tasks.



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