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2014 Know Thy Avatar: The Unintended Effect of Virtual-Self Representation on Behavior
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 05, 2014 last modified Sep 17, 2015 07:04 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
How you represent yourself in the virtual world of video games may affect how you behave toward others in the real world, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Our results indicate that just five minutes of role-play in virtual environments as either a hero or villain can easily cause people to reward or punish anonymous strangers,” says lead researcher Gunwoo Yoon of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. DOI: 10.1177/0956797613519271 2014 25: 1043 originally published online 5 February 2014 Psychological Science
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1988 - Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order.
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Jun 21, 2020 05:58 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Hughes, John (1988). Therapy is fantasy: role-playing, healing, and the construction of symbolic order. Australian National University honors paper in medical anthropology on the use of RPG in the self-treatment of clinical depression. 23 pages.
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1986 - Copyrighted Subcultures: Shared Fantasy.
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Jun 28, 2020 08:27 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Dayan, Daniel (1986). Copyrighted Subcultures: Shared Fantasy... [Book Review] American Journal of Sociology (AJS), 91 (5), March, 1219-1228.
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1996 - How are we going to get out of this?
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 02:10 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Nunis, C.S. (n.d. [last reference 1996]). How are we going to get out of this?. University of Memphis. Gamers are indeed deviant by using "collaborative learning methods and cooperative social problem-solving strategies...as well as idealistic lack of prejudice, sexism, homophobia, or bigotry." 9 pages.
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1995 - Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 05:06 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Walton, William J. (1995, December). Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits. Wilmington College. RPGs "are a harmless and occasionally beneficial mode of entertainment that has been misrepresented in the past." 29 pages.
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1991 - Satanic cult scare
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified May 24, 2020 11:21 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Bromley, David G. (1991, May-June). Satanic cult scare.
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1995 - Married to a mundane
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 04:28 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Peters, Helen (1995, June). Married to a mundane. CAR-PGa Newsletter, page 2. How to survive marriage when only one is a gamer.
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2006 - Rollenspieler - das unbekannte Wesen
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 06:51 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Schwartz, Zwart (2006, July). Rollenspieler - das unbekannte Wesen. Fachhochschule Münster. Quantitative study of other interests of roleplayers. 28 pages.
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2004 - There's no "I" in "Roleplay"
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 06:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Rogers, Brian (2004, July 2). There's no "I" in "Roleplay". Pyramid (online)<http://www.sjgames.com/pyramid/login/article.html?id=4822>. Separate goals and tasks for each character in a unified team forming a whole. 3 pages.
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2001 - CAR-PGa Two surveys
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 06:27 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
CAR-PGa (2001). Two surveys. Bonham, TX: author. The first is a 3-page questionnaire for Role-Playing Games as an Academic Subject (an ongoing project), to get RPG accepted as a valid part of contemporary culture studies on the college level. The second is a sociological survey of female gamers. 4 pages. Document Actions
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