Applying game strategies to real life situations out of the blue

Playing a video game is a demanding visuomotor activity. It requires processing of a variety of sensory stimuli and puts in practice cognitive, perceptual and motoric skills. Training with video games for specific purpose have demonstrated to enhance numerous skills, particularly “serious games” or “good games” which are used for […]

Controlling spontaneous visuals from video games

Gamers have reported a variety of visual Game Transfer Phenomena experiences. These include perceptual distortions of objects or environments, mind visualizations and pseudo-hallucinations where gamers have seen images from the game floating in the back of their eyelids or in front of their eyes. Interestingly, while many gamers have simply […]

GTP Adventures- Becoming religious!

Visualizing or seeing video game images with closed eyes has been one of the most common experiences reported by gamers in the GTP studies to date (1,2). In fact, in a survey with a self-selected sample of over 2,000 gamers, 77% reported such phenomenon (2). Recurrent afterimages of game elements […]

GTP Adventures- The glowing cake

Gamers have reported perceiving objects outlined or glowing, similar to the visual effects in the video games. These seems to be fleeting and non-malignant visual experiences. Interestingly, visual distortions of physical stimuli (e.g. objects or persons) does not seem to always occur randomly or in a generalized way, but with particular […]

GTP Adventures – Fighting moves in bed

Some gamers have reported feeling sensations of body movement while lying in bed after playing. This has been reported in games that include high speed, flying or floating. Perceiving the sensation of motion (e.g., rocking, swaying, bobbing, tumbling) can take place after traveling on boats but also via air or […]

GTP Adventures- Blocky trees

Some gamers have gotten surprised because things were not as in the game; for instance blocky trees. Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures. I create the cartoons based on gamers’ experiences with the goal to inform, raise awareness and demystify Game Transfer Phenomena experiences. Please follow and like […]

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