Wai Yen Tang is a graduate student in Ohio State University's School of Communication. His interests are in the effects of videogames. He maintains a blog reviewing social science studies on videogames.
A study examining into the role of self-determination and gamer identity on persistence in gaming
This study investigated the effects of two game features (the level of challenge and the reward system) on first and second gradersí engagement during digital game-based learning of reading
A review of two studies examining the enjoyment of winning in videogames.
A social network analysis of cheaters in the steam community.
A review of four studies examining preferences for video games and video game genres.
Experiment examining how empathy plays a role between playing an antisocial versus prosocial games and behaving prosocially and antisocially.
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Could hypnotizability or something in ...
Could hypnotizability or something in memory processes be potential factors in Game Transfer Phenomenon Perhaps individuals high in hypnotizability who would report sensations under hypnosis would more likely to report GTP during gaming. r n r nGiven that GTP are reported more often by excessive gamers or those who play ...
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The authors addressed it in ...
The authors addressed it in their paper, but I have not included in the post. For steam users, you 'd need to buy games to play. Having multiple steam accounts sounds pretty expensive, it probably did not stop all cheaters. To address your other question, I don 't think they ...
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