Finding common ground in the research on Game Transfer Phenomena

Playing video games as a novel visuomotor activity has been used in experimental studies by Stickgold et al. (2000) [1], Wamsley et al. (2010) [2] and Kusse, et al. (2012)[3] to understand the continuity between awake and sleep experiences, memory consolidation and learning. These studies have focused on investigating “hypnagogic […]

GTP Adventures- Movement after movement

Click here to visit the collection of GTP adventures. Different gamers have repeatedly reported perceiving things ”levitating”, ”moving” or ”melting” when they look away from the screen (to a stationary point) while or after playing mainly music/dance games such as Guitar Hero or Rock Band. These experiences are explained by […]

Some of the most commonly reported visual experiences

A large variety of video game elements and types of altered visual perceptions have been reported by gamers. Here are some of the more commonly reported visual experiences (1, 2) A total of 181 different video game titles were associated with GTP in the visual modality, ranging from tile-matching puzzle games to […]