Playing video games as a novel visuomotor activity has been used in experimental studies by Stickgold et al. (2000) , Wamsley et al. (2010)  and Kusse, et al. (2012) to understand the continuity between awake and sleep experiences, memory consolidation and learning. These studies have focused on investigating “hypnagogic […]
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 […]
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 […]
Gamers have, after playing a variety of games, reported that the real world’s colours have turned into complementary colours or as the colours seen in the game during or shortly after stopping playing. This is typically known as Colour Visual After-Effect and it can last for minutes to days. Back in […]
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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 […]