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- 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 – Discussing visual experiences

In this comic, I have tried to portray two ways to interpret GTP. Which one do you think is the best? Maybe this is not your case but which situation do you think can help a gamer who is worried about his/her GTP experiences? Scenario 1 – negative interpretation Scenario 2 […]