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.
An examination about communicating science on videogames to the public and gamers. What does it mean to social scientists and gamers alike.
Recent events have called into question just exactly what it means to be a “gamer” today. What was once a title associated with being a member of a fun loving community now seems to have become intertwined with misogyny and discrimination.
A field experiment on Halo players' reactions to male or female voices. Female voice received 3 times negative comments relative to male voice.
A paper published in Frontiers of Cognition by psychologists who study the cognitive benefits of playing video games questioned the research due to methodological shortcomings.
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