Title of Presentation Proposal

Self-Reported Reasons for Play

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

This research examines reasons for video game play from a strengths-based perspective. Interview data collected indicate that reasons for play are consistent across all genres of games and that there are multiple reasons for play. Evidence supporting stress relief also makes this a topic of importance for counselors.

Start Date

4-12-2013 4:00 PM

End Date

4-12-2013 4:50 PM

Location

Commons Area - 1st Floor

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Self-Reported Reasons for Play

Commons Area - 1st Floor

This research examines reasons for video game play from a strengths-based perspective. Interview data collected indicate that reasons for play are consistent across all genres of games and that there are multiple reasons for play. Evidence supporting stress relief also makes this a topic of importance for counselors.