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Goal 1 - update correlative data

by Hawke Robinson published Oct 21, 2012 10:30 AM, last modified Aug 15, 2015 05:46 AM
Though the ultimate goal is to establish causality, there are some correlative aspects that should be checkedinto. Attempt to verify or invalidate existing correlative and meta-research results. Much of the existing research is dated from the 1980's and 1990's. Attempt to bring the research up to date, and verify if there are any statistically significant differences found between role-playing gamers and the general populace, at difference age and other demographic levels...

Though the ultimate goal of the RPG Research Project is to establish the causal variables of role-playing gaming, there are a number of correlative datum that have been claimed over the decades, especially in the 1980s. The correlative and meta-research should be checked and updated for any possible trending information to be denoted, and expanded to include other countries besides just the USA (where almost all the research has been performed).