Re-experiencing sounds, images, and tactile sensations from video games or mobile phones are common among gamers, a new study showed. Younger adults appeared to be more susceptible to intrusions with video game content, intrusive thoughts and hallucinations. The study, carried out by Dr Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, a lead […]

Game Transfer Phenomena in an EU report on the Metaverse challenges

The report “Metaverse” by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs, at the request of the JURI Committee mentioned my research on Game Transfer Phenomena among the challenges and opportunities of interactive media technologies. In his report, Mariusz Maciejewski highlights concerns about violent game content in […]

Podcast: Addressing Game Transfer Phenomena in clinical practice

Over the recent years, my colleague Alex Basche, an experienced psychotherapist (LMFT) based in San Francisco – Reset From Tech, and I have presented multiple clinical cases involving gaming disorder and Game Transfer phenomena at various conferences. Our goal, with the aid of our combined expertise and research, is to […]

The fixated nature of the brain and Game Transfer Phenomena

Revamp of a previously published post from 20 November 2013 For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by the concept of repetition. There’s something about how we as humans derive joy from doing things over and over again that has always intrigued me, from the simple pleasures […]

Clinical case study at Fiona Stanley Hospital involving Game Transfer Phenomena

My colleagues Huu Kim Le, Annabel Callan, Daragh Poynton, Daniela Vecchio and Wai Chen at Fiona Stanley Hospital, Australia, and I recently published a case report on GTP: “Game Transfer Phenomena in a Clinical Case with Psychosis and Gaming Disorder” in the Psychiatry International journal. Our case report describes a […]

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