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Documents Sorted by Discipline
by RPG Research Admin published Jan 11, 2016 last modified Aug 22, 2017 01:05 PM
This folder contains lists of the documents sorted by the discipline(s) under which the work was developed (psychology, sociology, recreation therapy/therapeutic recreation, etc.). These documents are found through "tagging" the content item, which is a manual process. For a larger data set result, you can just use the Search box in the upper right corner of this website. We are always looking for volunteers to help us with tagging the thousands of content items on this site, so please consider joining to help speed up this process.
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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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1999 - Critique of the Satanic and Fantasy Envelopment (SAFE) test
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 06:02 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Cardwell, Paul, Jr. (1999). Comment on Leeds (1995). Cultic Studies Journal, 16:2, 197-203. Critique of the Satanic and Fantasy Envelopment (SAFE) test, which can score a gamer as satanic dabbler strictly for gaming activity, with no satanic features present. Used by Leeds, it produced results quite different from the two standardized tests used in the study. (Belief in God counted as satanic!) 7 small pages.
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1984 - Shared Fantasy: Role-Playing Games as Social Worlds
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 29, 2016 last modified Oct 21, 2016 09:46 AM
Shared Fantasy: Role-Playing Games as Social Worlds MacAloon, John J. Contemporary Sociology13.2 (Mar 1984): 151-154.
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Healthcare Professionals
by Hawke Robinson published May 30, 2016 last modified Aug 01, 2017 11:45 PM
This page provides some key areas of note specifically of interest for healthcare professionals. This includes the broad range of services from psychology & psychiatry, to nurses, many kinds of therapists, etc.
2012 - There and Back Again: Nostalgia, Art, and Ideology in Old-School Dungeons and Dragons
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 29, 2016 last modified Jul 19, 2020 01:06 PM
There and Back Again: Nostalgia, Art, and Ideology in Old-School Dungeons and Dragons Gillespie, GregView Profile; Crouse, Darren. Games and Culture7.6 (Nov 2012): 441-470.
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2011 - A study on the goal value for massively multiplayer online role-playing games players
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 29, 2016 last modified Aug 30, 2020 08:18 AM
A study on the goal value for massively multiplayer online role-playing games players Lin, Yu-Ling; Lin, Hong-Wen. Computers in Human Behavior27.6 (Nov 2011): 2153-2160.
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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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Curated RPG Research List
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 21, 2018 last modified Jun 21, 2018 02:10 PM — filed under:
There are thousands of documents on the effects and use or role-playing games from many perspectives. This can be an overwhelming amount for those starting out researcing this fascinating topic. This page is designed to help you get started, and useful for quickly finding the topic of discussion to respond with theory and research appropriate to the topic.
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1994 - Cooperative games: a way to modify aggressive and cooperative behaviors in young children
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified May 31, 2020 10:10 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A K Bay-Hinitz, R F Peterson, and H R Quilitch Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno 89557. (1994, Fall). Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 27(3), 433-446. Four and five year olds have less behavior problems after cooperative games, enjoy them more, and even start modifying rules of competitive games to make them cooperative. 14 pages.
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