Game addiction : the experience and the effects (Book, 2009) [Beloit College]
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Game addiction : the experience and the effects

Author: Neils Clark; P Shavaun Scott
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book studies videogame addiction from a cross-disciplinary approach, bridging the divide between liberal arts academics and clinical researchers. The topic of addiction is examined neutrally, using accepted research in neuroscience, media studies, and developmental psychology, among others, to reveal how today's gamers interact with and become consumed by the virtual worlds of their videogames"--Provided by  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neils Clark; P Shavaun Scott
ISBN: 9780786443642 0786443642
OCLC Number: 277136395
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-199) and index.
Description: vii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The digital living room --
Media experience and real illusion --
Why they play --
Anatomy of a game addiction --
Games are not babysitters --
The road ahead.
Responsibility: Neils Clark and P. Shavaun Scott.
Local System Bib Number:
u273606

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Studies video game addiction from a cross-disciplinary approach, bridging the divide between liberal arts academics and clinical researchers. This book reveals how gamers interact with and become  Read more...
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