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2015 - Empathic Features and Absorption in Fantasy Role-Playing
by Administrator published May 29, 2016 last modified Jun 21, 2017 09:26 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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.
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Abstract - Encounters at the Imaginal Crossroads: An Exploration of the Experiences of Women in Role-playing Games
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 30, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2015 07:32 PM — filed under: , ,
This is a doctoral thesis by Christopher J. Dyszelski, Candidate for the Degree: Doctor of Philosophy. This study was a critical, archetypal, feminist ethnography and psychological inquiry into the experiences of women in tabletop role-playing gaming and its culture.
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Amalgamation of News Coverage, Panels, Q&A, Hangouts, Broadcasts, Interviews, & Presentations on RPG Research Studies on the Effects of RPG, and RPG used for Therapy & Education by Hawke Robinson
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 12, 2015 last modified Jul 10, 2018 12:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
It has been a VERY busy 10 months. we have spoken at many conventions/conferences, sat on panels, provided presentations, been in live Q&A chat session, and had many interviews. All about the effects of role-playing games, and their use to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for many different populations. Here is a listing of all these in one location for your convenience...
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Analysis of the Report “Alienation and the Game Dungeons and Dragons”
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2012 last modified Jun 07, 2020 01:16 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
One important note from this report is "role-playing gamers are 2.7 times less likely to have feelings of meaninglessness than non-gamers."
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Early theory thoughts - Overview
by Hawke Robinson published May 05, 2005 last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:51 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Just the general overview theory I have about participation in RPGs. These ideas will be tested as I work out more detailed hypotheses to test these concepts for validity...
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Experiences with Classic Tabletop Role-Playing Gaming Via Google Hangout
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 22, 2013 last modified Aug 14, 2015 12:06 AM — filed under: , , , ,
If you can't find anyone to join you in your favorite tabletop RPG, Google's Hangout might be your solution. We have been experimenting with 5 participants since November, here is information about how it is going so far...
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Had presentation today on RPG Therapy for TBI clients.
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 11, 2013 last modified May 17, 2016 01:28 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Had presentation today at EWU: Role-playing Game Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury clients. Will be posting slides, recorded video, and documents over the next few days on the RPG Research website.
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Have Fun Learning InfoSec Through Role-playing Gaming
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 03, 2016 last modified Jul 12, 2020 08:23 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Tonight I begin play-testing the brand new Cryptomancer RPG by Chad Walker. It is a role-playing game specifically useful for teaching the basics of Information Security (InfoSec) to laymen (and professionals), in a fun way. It is first and foremost designed as a fun fantasy RPG setting (with the InfoSec twist), that just happens to teach basic InfoSec concepts and good (and bad) practices as a byproduct of participation.
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Israeli group attempting to use RPG's as therapy tool
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 05, 2011 last modified Jun 11, 2020 06:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
I was just running the usual periodic search for anything related to RPG research or RPG therapy, and found out there is a group in Israel recently attempting to use role playing games as an assist to therapy for children. The original site is in Hebrew, so I have to rely on the postings from "Purple Pawn" to keep posted. Though my stepfather is Jewish, if I could talk him into reading it for me....
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Japanese Researcher Study Indicates RPGs Effective for Helping People on the Autism Spectrum
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2016 last modified Jun 11, 2020 06:41 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
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...
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