List of Peer Reviewed Research

by RPG Research Admin published Jan 11, 2016 11:30 PM, last modified Jan 12, 2016 03:39 AM
This is a list of all research materials that are from peer-reviewed sources.
1980 - Fluid and Rigid Boundaries of Paranoid and Nonparanoid Schizophrenics on a Role-Playing Task. by RPG Research Admin — last modified Jan 18, 2017 11:23 PM
Abstract. Johnson, David Quinlan, Donald
1985 - Representational boundaries in role portrayals among paranoid and nonparanoid schizophrenic patients. by RPG Research Admin — last modified Jan 18, 2017 11:23 PM
Johnson, David R.; Quinlan, Donald M.
1989 - Relationship between game playing and personality by RPG Research Admin — last modified Feb 29, 2016 06:53 AM
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.
1990 - Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons by Hawke Robinson — last modified May 14, 2018 10:56 PM
DeRenard, Lisa A. and Kline, Linda Mannik (1990). Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons. Psychological Reports, 66, 1219-1222. This study examined differences in feelings of alienation between 35 active players and 35 nonplayers. Gamers diverge from peer-culture in mass media awareness, but not in more significant aspects. 4 small pages.
1991 - Relationship of role-playing games to self-reported criminal behaviour. by Hawke Robinson — last modified Feb 29, 2016 07:18 AM
Abyeta, Suzanne and Forest, James (1991, December). Gamers are lower in criminal tendencies than rest of population.
2006 - "Neverwinter Nights" in Alberta: Conceptions of Narrativity through Fantasy Role-Playing Games in a Graduate Classroom by admin — last modified Jun 21, 2017 04:10 PM
"Neverwinter Nights" in Alberta: Conceptions of Narrativity through Fantasy Role-Playing Games in a Graduate Classroom. Gouglas, SeanView Profile; Sinclair, StefanView Profile; Ellefson, OlafView Profile; Sharplin, ScottView Profile. Innovate: Journal of Online Education2.3 (2006): 5.
2011 - Design guidelines for Classroom Multiplayer Presential Games (CMPG) by Hawke Robinson — last modified Feb 03, 2016 09:06 PM
Villalta, M. ; Gajardo, I. ; Nussbaum, M. ; Andreu, J.J. ; Echeverría, A. ; Plass, J.L. Computers & Education, 2011, Vol.57(3), pp.2039-2053 [Peer Reviewed Journal]
2015 - Empathic Features and Absorption in Fantasy Role-Playing by Administrator — last modified Jun 21, 2017 04:26 PM
Rivers A1, Wickramasekera IE 2nd2, Pekala RJ3, Rivers JA4. Am J Clin Hypn. 2016 Jan;58(3):286-94. doi: 10.1080/00029157.2015.1103696.
Comment Hawke Robinson on 1990 - Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons by Hawke Robinson — last modified May 05, 2018 09:31 PM
What is also notable, is that while they _may_ have been baised against the game, their research was unable to prove the claims that participation [...]
Japanese Researcher Study Indicates RPGs Effective for Helping People on the Autism Spectrum by Hawke Robinson — last modified Nov 29, 2016 07:31 PM
Japanese researcher, Kohei Kato, has shown promising measurable results using role-playing games to improve the quality of life for people on the Autism Spectrum...
Comment Russell on 1990 - Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons — — last modified Aug 22, 2017 11:28 PM
1. There are numerous misquotes and baseless errors in this description of the game that suggest the author has a stake in seeing it stereotyped [...]
Social Workers’ Perceptions of the Association Between Role Playing Games and Psychopathology by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 04, 2017 12:08 PM
Whereas role-playing and table-top role-play games (RPGs) have been proven to have potential as therapeutic tools, playing RPGs is often stereotypically associated with social incompetence and psychiatric disorders.
The Personality of Fantasy Game Players by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 22, 2017 11:30 PM
Neil A. Douse & Ian Chris McManus (1993). The Personality of Fantasy Game Players. British Journal of Psychology, 84 (4), 505-509.

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