Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Wai Yen Tang's Blogs Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:04:19 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) The game world is violent, I must be careful who to trust - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141017/228046/The_game_world_is_violent_I_must_be_careful_who_to_trust.php Console/PC,Social/Online Two studies investigate the psychological processes underlying short- and long-term effects of video game violence on interpersonal trust. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141017/228046/The_game_world_is_violent_I_must_be_careful_who_to_trust.php Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:17:00 EDT Differences in cognitive performance with problematic videogame use - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141006/227039/Differences_in_cognitive_performance_with_problematic_videogame_use.php Console/PC,Social/Online This study compared gamers and nongamers in task switching ability, visual short-term memory, mental rotation, enumeration, and flanker interference, as well as investigated the influence of self-reported problematic video game use http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141006/227039/Differences_in_cognitive_performance_with_problematic_videogame_use.php Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:38:00 EDT One more time!: The role of self-determination and gamer identity in persistence - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140919/226032/One_more_time_The_role_of_selfdetermination_and_gamer_identity_in_persistence.php Console/PC,Social/Online A study examining into the role of self-determination and gamer identity on persistence in gaming http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140919/226032/One_more_time_The_role_of_selfdetermination_and_gamer_identity_in_persistence.php Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:22:00 EDT Engaging children’s learning of reading through challenge and rewards - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140905/224980/Engaging_childrens_learning_of_reading_through_challenge_and_rewards.php Design,Console/PC,Serious This study investigated the effects of two game features (the level of challenge and the reward system) on first and second graders’ engagement during digital game-based learning of reading http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140905/224980/Engaging_childrens_learning_of_reading_through_challenge_and_rewards.php Fri, 05 Sep 2014 02:16:00 EDT I don’t enjoy playing in a no-win scenario: Enjoyment and self-determination in winning videogames - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140822/224002/I_dont_enjoy_playing_in_a_nowin_scenario_Enjoyment_and_selfdetermination_in_winning_videogames.php Console/PC,Social/Online A review of two studies examining the enjoyment of winning in videogames. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140822/224002/I_dont_enjoy_playing_in_a_nowin_scenario_Enjoyment_and_selfdetermination_in_winning_videogames.php Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:10:00 EDT Cheaters in the steam community: a social network perspective - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140808/222983/Cheaters_in_the_steam_community_a_social_network_perspective.php Console/PC,Social/Online A social network analysis of cheaters in the steam community. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140808/222983/Cheaters_in_the_steam_community_a_social_network_perspective.php Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:02:00 EDT