Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Wai Yen Tang's Blogs Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:42:30 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Co-occurrence of problematic video gaming, substance use and psychosocial problems in adolescents - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141201/231199/Cooccurrence_of_problematic_video_gaming_substance_use_and_psychosocial_problems_in_adolescents.php Social/Online The current study explored the nature of problematic (addictive) video gaming (PVG) and the association with game type, psychosocial health, and substance use. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141201/231199/Cooccurrence_of_problematic_video_gaming_substance_use_and_psychosocial_problems_in_adolescents.php Mon, 01 Dec 2014 01:17:00 EST A mediated relationship between escapism and well-being among MMO players - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141117/230234/A_mediated_relationship_between_escapism_and_wellbeing_among_MMO_players.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Social/Online Players with escapist motivation endorsed stronger game realism beliefs and spent more time playing MMORPGs, in turn increased online support but decreased offline social support. Well-being was affected by both online and offline social support http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141117/230234/A_mediated_relationship_between_escapism_and_wellbeing_among_MMO_players.php Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:39:00 EST Friendship in online gaming among emotionally sensitive gamers - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141103/229191/Friendship_in_online_gaming_among_emotionally_sensitive_gamers.php Business/Marketing,Social/Online The current study addresses this question by evaluating the link between gaming-related friendships and shyness, as quantified by emotional sensitivity. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20141103/229191/Friendship_in_online_gaming_among_emotionally_sensitive_gamers.php Mon, 03 Nov 2014 03:43:00 EST 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