What do research and theory say about how our avatars in video games and virtual reality may shape our behaviors –and how they don’t?
I talk with an expert on ADHD in children. We’ll talk about the challenges video games present and some strategies for dealing with problems.
How do games use the psychology of in-game purchases and virtual currency to affect your purchasing decisions?
How can Dungeons & Dragons teach all of us skills and let us practice important skills?
What makes us forget about the screen between us and a game world so that we start to feel like we’re actually there?
What’s the psychology behind role-playing in Dungeons & Dragons or video games?
What can the psychology of loot drops tell us about the evolution of the Diablo series?
Can playing a lot of games lead us to become better at explaining why a given character or behavior is moral or immoral?