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Dungeons & Dragons, Satan, and Psychology | Psychology Today
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 21, 2019 — filed under:
Psychology Today Article - Dungeons & Dragons, Satan, and Psychology Why are society and the mental health industry so quick to believe moral panics?
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Nominate RPG Research to Speak on: "TED Talk - Ideas Worth Spreading"
by Hawke Robinson published Jul 14, 2018 last modified Jul 14, 2018 10:36 AM — filed under:
An increasing number of people have been asking about how they could make it possible for us to speak on TED Talk "Ideas Worth Spreading", here is the information you requested so you can undertake the nomination process...
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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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Significant Progress on Paperwork for Pilot Research Study Using RPGs Within the Constraints of a University Setting
by Hawke Robinson published May 09, 2018 last modified Jul 24, 2020 01:06 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Significant progress made today in the paperwork process for putting together the study on "Efficacy Assessment of Role-playing Games as an Instructional Technique within the Constraints of a University Academic Setting from the Neuropsychology Perspective"...
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Incorporating RPG into Clinical Practice Presentation at WSTRA 2018 by RPG Research & RPG Therapeutics
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 23, 2018 last modified Jul 12, 2020 08:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
RPG Research and RPG Therapeutics LLC representatives are presenting at the upcoming 2018 Washington State Therapeutic Recreation Association (WSTRA) annual professional conference. The topic: "Role-Playing Game (RPG) Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS) Game Master (GM) Step 1: How to Develop and Integrate Role-Playing Games as an Intervention Modality into Therapeutic Recreation Programs."
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Wizards of the Coast D&D Dragon Talk Broadcast Notes
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2018 last modified Jul 24, 2020 05:53 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Here are notes from the January 22nd, 2018 interview broadcast at Wizards of the Coast's Dungeons & Dragons, "Dragon Talk" with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble, interviewing John Welker & Hawke Robinson of RPG Research, Spokane Area Gaming Alliance, & RPG Therapeutics LLC, about role-playing game education, therapy, and more. Currently a work in progress. I am working on it each day in small snippets of time while juggling everything else. I will let folks know when it is ready for sharing.
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Key Essays, Presentations, and Research from RPG Research
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 06, 2018 last modified Jan 06, 2018 12:42 PM — filed under: , ,
Here is a list of some of the most asked for research content created by RPG Research founder Hawke Robinson. There are hundreds of other research pieces on this site, but these are a good starting point for many.
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Cognition - Using RPGs to Enhance the Learning Process, from the Cognitive Neuropsychology Perspective
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2017 last modified Aug 02, 2020 08:04 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
This could be applied to all RPG Formats in various ways, with different strengths and weaknesses presenting in each format: Tabletop, Live-Action (LARP), computer-based, or solo adventure books/modules. Ideally a mix of all 4 formats would likely have the most powerful effects. This is from a recent assignment for a cognitive neuroscience class. I only had about an hour or two to whip this up, so this is just a simple, quick essay for a class assignment. It isn't very well put together, because the assignments are only worth about 1-10 points out of 1,000, while the tests add up to 800 points of the total grade, so please forgive the lack of formality and poor quality. Hopefully you will still find the information listed useful. I hope in the future to write a much better, more formal version, but with my existing backlog, who knows when that will be, so I am posting this here as a placeholder reminder for me to hopefully work on it in the future. Even in this rough format, it may still be useful for some interesting topical discussions.
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Old Research Repository
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 16, 2017 last modified Mar 21, 2019 02:48 PM
This is RPG Research's older research repository. We are currently moving more than 3,000 content items (1 multi-page essay equals 1 content item) from this old site to our new repository at www.rpgresearch.com/research . The new repository is better organized and formatted, but it takes months for our volunteers to move all this content from the old site to the new site, so we are keeping the old repository available until the move is complete. All new research is being added to the new repository, no new research is being added to this old repository as of 2018.
About The RPG Research Project Community Website (All on one page).
by admin last modified Aug 14, 2017 09:25 PM — filed under: ,
This community-focused website began with efforts, starting initially around 1985, and advancing since 2004, to identify the effects of role-playing games upon participants. Furthermore research efforts consider the potential uses of RPGs as intervention modalities to achieve educational and therapeutic goals for diverse populations. RPG Research is loose consortium of contributors and completely volunteer-run.
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