Gamasutra - Blogs /blogs/ Wai Yen Tang's Blogs Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:34:37 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) The relation between videogame preferences and career interests - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150316/238789/The_relation_between_videogame_preferences_and_career_interests.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC The study examined if there is a relation between video game preferences and career interests. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150316/238789/The_relation_between_videogame_preferences_and_career_interests.php Mon, 16 Mar 2015 01:02:00 EDT Can clans protect adolescent players of massively multiplayer online games from violent behaviors? - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150217/236486/Can_clans_protect_adolescent_players_of_massively_multiplayer_online_games_from_violent_behaviors.php Social/Online To examine whether clan membership mediates observed associations between violent game content and externalizing behaviors among youth who play massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs). http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150217/236486/Can_clans_protect_adolescent_players_of_massively_multiplayer_online_games_from_violent_behaviors.php Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:52:00 EST A “Dry Eye” for William Carver: playing a violent videogame on pupil dilation - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150130/235418/A_Dry_Eye_for_William_Carver_playing_a_violent_videogame_on_pupil_dilation.php Console/PC,Social/Online An experiment analyzed the effects of playing a violent video game on player’s sensitivity to victimized people by measuring the involuntary pupil dilation responses to images and examining its mediating role on aggression. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150130/235418/A_Dry_Eye_for_William_Carver_playing_a_violent_videogame_on_pupil_dilation.php Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:30:00 EST Underground: A serious game for laparoscopic surgery - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150119/234402/Underground_A_serious_game_for_laparoscopic_surgery.php Serious Two studies about the effectiveness of a serious game for laparoscopic surgery. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20150119/234402/Underground_A_serious_game_for_laparoscopic_surgery.php Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:19:00 EST 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