Stay tuned. If you liked the content on this blog, something new is coming up that you will love! More information due the weekend of the 13th of May.
Welcome To Think Feel PlayThis blog is all about the psychology in and around video games. Find out how gaming relates to attention, learning, personality, addiction, and more. The media distorts many of the facts. Here at Think Feel Play everything is based on the original research papers, but rewritten for the regular gamer. So ignore the media hype and distorted facts, and discover the real deal.
Writing Stop till SummerI have had to call a writing stop till summer. My studies have become too demanding for any heavy duty writing on the side. I do actively monitor the site, so feel free to leave comments. I am also keeping track of interesting ideas and topics. Feel free to leave suggestions!
Unique Project: PsyOps Battlefield 3 CLASSIFIED
09 May 2012 10:26 AM | No Comments
Stay tuned. If you liked the content on this blog, something new is coming up that you will love! More information due the weekend of the 13th of May.Read More
Morality in Video Games: Paint it Grey
07 November 2010 3:38 PM | 12 Comments
Instead of giving us horns, halos and karma, give us interesting choices!Read More
A Gamer Recipe
01 November 2010 7:15 PM | No Comments
What is the difference between gamers and non-gamers? It is all a matter of the ability and the desire to game. Let's have a closer look at what that means.Read More
Off-topic: Fresh start
26 October 2010 3:08 PM | No Comments
So my front page completely broke down for some inexplicable reason. The only way of fixing it was to do a fresh re-installation – luckily I was able to keep all posts and comments. I still need to sort out the theme and all other...Read More
Video Game Addiction: The Facts and The Confusion
25 October 2010 8:58 PM | 17 Comments
Today’s video game addict has many places to go. Websites like Online Gamers Anonymous, Quit Wow Now, and Video Game Addiction all exist to offer him relief. There are even clinics specifically aimed at helping video game addicts. On top of that, research has found...Read More
News Analysis: Does High Screen Time Make Kids Unbalanced?
12 October 2010 6:09 PM | No Comments
Media incorrectly report that research has found that high screen time lowers kids' psychological well-being. Find out about the flaws in this conclusion.Read More
Why We Play – Part 2: Theory of Gaming Motivation
08 October 2010 8:32 PM | 3 Comments
In Why We Play – Part 1 we concluded that science has no clear cut answer to the question why we play video games. I want to suggest a model here that might fill that gap. I have dubbed it the Theory of Gaming Motivation...Read More
Why We Play – Part 1
26 September 2010 11:31 PM | 8 Comments
Ever wondered how you can become so engrossed by those changing lights on a box? I mean, it is definitely cool that the lights change depending on what you do. Still, none of the things you do to the lights will influence reality, except maybe...Read More
Playing for Attention
12 September 2010 6:44 PM | 12 Comments
Common sense has led many to believe that gaming would decrease someone’s capacity to keep their attention on tasks outside the game world. The reasoning goes that the constant feed of interesting stimuli in games would numb gamers out to the slower pace of day-to-day...Read More
You Are Who You Play You Are
13 June 2010 12:21 PM | 11 Comments
What do avatars say about who you are? This video really got me thinking… So do our avatars actually give us a small glimpse into our soul? Apparently it does work as an indicator of some character treats, and even offers space for the personal...Read More
- Unique Project: PsyOps Battlefield 3 CLASSIFIED
- Daedalus Gateway - Easy to read and interesting findings about WoW players.
- Evidence for striatal dopamine release during a video game - You don’t want to read this. You just want to link to it cause it shows games can be like a shot of amphetamines. Strange.
- Problems with the Concept of Video Game “Addiction” - Very solid literature review on the concept of video game addiction