Dr John Haw BA(UWS) BA(Hons)Psych(UWS) PhD(UWS) Dr John Haw completed his PhD in 2000, conducting original research on the psychology of gaming machine play and has since remained research active in the area of gambling. His primary research interest is in behavioural and cognitive explanations of gambling behaviour but has also examined the psychological predictors of problem gambling including personality, emotion and other individual difference variables. He is the Vice President of the National Assocation for Gambling Studies and is a member of the Centre for Gambling Education and Research. He is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (SCU) where his teaching interests are gaming management, research methods and statistics. His scholarship of teaching research encompasses the development of critical thinking and student evaluation of feedback.
Servicescape features and preferred gambling venue (with Nerilee Hing), Gambling Research: Journal of the National Association for Gambling Studies (Australia) (2012)
The current study assessed the relationship between venue type, gambling behaviour and servicescape features. A...
Improving psychological critical thinking in Australian university students, The Australian Journal of Psychology (2011)
This study tested the psychological critical thinking attributes of students undertaking an Australian Psychology Accreditation...
The temporal sequencing of problem gambling and comorbid disorders (with Louise Holdsworth and Nerilee Hing), International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction (2011)
Two qualitative studies were undertaken to identify the prevalent comorbid mental disorders in treatment seeking...
Impulsivity partially mediates the relationship between depression and problem gambling, Gambling Research (2009)
Predicting Australian health behaviour from health beliefs (with Steven A. Trankle), Electronic Journal of Applied Psychology (2009)
The current study utilised two measures of health beliefs to predict health behaviour. Christensen, Moran...
Gaming machine design: structural characteristics and expenditure, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Papers (2009)
The world-wide development of gaming machines has seen a large number of machine characteristics become...
Culturally specific help seeking behaviours among Australian gamblers and family members and appropriate treatment options (with Sally Gainsbury, Nerilee Hing, and Elaine Nuske), Problem gambling and addictions: international collaboration and multi-disciplinary approach: the 3rd Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addictions Conference (2011)
Help seeking behaviour for gambling problems amongst CALD populations (with Elaine Nuske, Nerilee Hing, and Sally Gainsbury), Queensland Gambling Help Forum (2011)
A narrative analysis of help-seeking behavior for recovered problem gamblers (with Elaine Nuske and Nerilee Hing), 20th Annual National Association for Gambling Studies (NAGS) Conference (2010)
A qualitative study of the temporal sequencing of problem gambling and co-morbid disorders (with Louise Holdsworth and Nerilee Hing), 20th Annual Conference of the National Association of Gambling Studies (NAGS) (2010)
Problem gambling and co-morbid disorders (with Louise Holdsworth), NSW Problem Gambling Counsellors’ Conference: A new decade, a new direction (2010)