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1987 - Emotional stability pertaining to the game of Dungeons & Dragons
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Aug 31, 2015 02:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Simón, Armando (October 1987). Emotional stability pertaining to the game of Dungeons & Dragons. Psychology in the Schools, pp 329-332. A clinical psychologist uses the Cattell 16 PF test to show gamers are perfectly normal emotionally, comparing new and veteran gamers. 4 small pages.
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1988 - April - An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing.
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:52 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Hall, Alex (1988, April). An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing. University of Nottingham paper on a classroom study. Gamers had a marked increase in writing ability, vocabulary, structural organization, and socialization over control group. 11 pages.
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1988 - Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order.
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Hughes, John (1988). Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order. Australian National University honors paper in medical anthropology on the use of RPG in the self-treatment of clinical depression. 23 pages.
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1989 - Relationship between game playing and personality
by RPG Research Admin published Jan 25, 2011 last modified Feb 28, 2016 10:53 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Carroll, James L. and Carolin, Paul M. (1989, June). Relationship between game playing and personality. Psychological Reports, part 1, 705-706. Simón replicated in Central Michigan University study comparing gamers to non-gamers. 2 small pages.
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1991 - Relationship of role-playing games to self-reported criminal behaviour.
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Feb 28, 2016 11:18 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Abyeta, Suzanne and Forest, James (1991, December). Gamers are lower in criminal tendencies than rest of population.
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1994 - Munchkin examined
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 13, 2015 11:47 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Gribble, Nathan (1994). Munchkin examined. Interactive Fantasy (2), 101-108. Children don't play as Munchkins (a game term for hack'n'slash, disruptive players), but do play differently from adults. 8 small pages.
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1995 - Do role-playing games cause aberrant behavior and suicide?
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 05:01 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Zane, Denyse J. (n.d. [last reference 1995]). Do role-playing games cause aberrant behavior and suicide? Riverside Community College. Evidence is to the contrary. 11 pages.
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1995 - Gamers & gaming: an ethnographic survey of male role-playing game enthusiasts in and around Athens, OH
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 04:25 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Tremlett, Jim (1995, Summer). Gamers & gaming: an ethnographic survey of male role-playing game enthusiasts in and around Athens, OH. Ohio University.
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1995 - Personality, belief in paranormal, and involvement with satanic practices among young adult males: dabblers versus gamers
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 04:49 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Leeds, Stuart M. (1995). Personality, belief in paranormal, and involvement with satanic practices among young adult males: dabblers versus gamers. Cultic Studies Journal 12:2, 148-165.
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1995 - Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 05:06 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Walton, William J. (1995, December). Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits. Wilmington College. RPGs "are a harmless and occasionally beneficial mode of entertainment that has been misrepresented in the past." 29 pages.
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