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1993 - The personality of fantasy game players

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The personality of fantasy game players Douse, N A; McManus, I CView Profile. British Journal of Psychology84.4 (Nov 1993): 505-509.


Reports that such players are less feminine and less androgynous on the Bem Sex-role Inventory than controls. Also finds they are more introverted, score lower on the scale of empathic concern, more likely to describe themselves as 'scientific', and to include 'playing with computers' and 'reading' amongst their leisure interests. (Original abstract-amended)


Author Douse, N A; McManus, I C
Correspondence author Douse, N A
Publication title British Journal of Psychology


Year 1993
ISSN 0007-1269
Source type Scholarly Journals
Peer reviewed Yes
Language of publication English
Document type Journal Article
Document feature refs. tables.
Update 2001-08-07
Accession number 20028
ProQuest document ID 57465121
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Database ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection