“When playing Pokémon, I would suddenly run into long grass hoping to find some rare animals there” Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP) have been reported in over 400 unique titles. These include both old and modern video games. I think we will hear GTP experiences from gamers playing Pokémon GO as […]
On the way to a dinner, my boyfriend and I decided to catch some Pokémon. After a couple of encounters, we felt we needed to catch them all on our way to the restaurant. Suddenly, some of our old basic primal instincts as hunters and collectors have been brought back […]
A new study on the severity of GTP “An empirical examination of factors associated with Game Transfer Phenomena severity” has been published in the Computer in Human Behaviour Journal with my co-authors Ben Oldfield and Mark D. Griffiths. You can download a free copy of the full article until September […]
A couple of weeks ago I attended and presented my research on “the Game Transfer Phenomena framework” at the 21st Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CyPsy21). The experience was very rich with numerous papers focusing on the use of VR for therapy and a large coverage of topics on cyberbullying […]
It is time to move on and continue building dreams… I was very close to find home at the University of Konstanz in Germany last year, when I was a finalist for a Marie Curie fellowship with my postdoc project, but it was not the time yet… Dreams do not […]
Le la nota “Videojuegos: Su effecto mental” por Gabriela Villegas Ramírez en el periódico El Norte en México sección Vida. Tu compañero está platicando contigo y tratas de prestarle atención, pero no puedes dejar de ver unas barras que flotan sobresucabeza,queindican que su energía se están agotando y a ti […]
In our latest study with over 2,000 self-selected participants 97% reported having experienced GTP at some point in their life. The most (95%) had experienced GTP more than once. Altered visual perceptions The most commonly reported among the visual experiences were visualizing images or seeing images with closed eyes (77%). […]
I was interviewed by Torbjørn Brandeggen from TV2 Norway. Read the full news here GTP in CSI:Cyber. Full segment.
You are very welcome to join us for my lecture on Game Transfer Phenomena, hosted by SLATE (Center for the Science of Learning and Technology) at the University of Bergen. When: 26th of May at 14:00-15:00. Location: University of Bergen, Auditorium 1, Stein Rokkans hus, Nygårdsgaten 5. More information here […]
Rodrigo Villanueva from LevelUp.com has put together a video report on the latest study about prevalence of GTP. Almost 100,000 people have watched it in just a few days! Check out the gamers’ comments and share your one!