Media coverage

Here are links to the international media coverage regarding my recent research on social responsibility;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-23576035

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/08/07/do-video-game-makers-owe-it-to-players-to-keep-them-from-getting-addicted/

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/game-makers-must-do-more-to-prevent-addiction-says-new-study-8748480.html

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/addictive-video-game-warning/story-19614987-detail/story.html

http://www.newsroomamerica.com/story/379585.html

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-08-07/gaming/41167153_1_statistical-manual-gaming-addiction-game-design

http://www.ukwirednews.com/news.php/1499817-Online-video-game-companies-must-be-socially-responsible

http://dailyme.com/story/2013080600001023/bbc-news-online-game-firms-need-to-do-more-to-prevent-addiction-say-researchers

http://www.newsuk24.com/news/call-for-online-games-firms-to-take-on-more-responsibility

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2013/08/bbc_warns_of_online_gaming_addiction_uses_image_of_someone_playing_offline_mario_kart

http://www.manchesterwired.co.uk/news.php/1499817-Online-video-game-companies-must-be-socially-responsible

http://phys.org/news/2013-08-highlights-social-responsibility-online-gaming.html

http://www.sciencenewsline.com/summary/2013080515440002.html

http://exilic.com/m/news/view/Psychologist-Asks-Developers-to-Shorten-Quests-in-MMOs-to-Fight-Addiction

http://www.pcgamesn.com/mmo-developers-must-tackle-player-addiction-or-face-western-government-intervention-say-researchers

http://game.firstorfast.com/2013/08/06/online-video-game-companies-must-be-socially-responsible/

http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/sciencetech/archives/2013/08/20130805-132815.html

http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news-1/Study-highlights-need-for-more-social-responsibility-by-online-gaming-industry-113131-1/

http://www.sciencecodex.com/study_highlights_need_for_more_social_responsibility_by_online_gaming_industry-116961

http://www.eurogamer.it/articles/2013-08-06-news-videogiochi-i-giocatori-degli-mmo-a-rischio-di-dipendenza

http://global-news-today.com/warning-over-online-gaming-addiction/

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Social Responsibility in Online Gaming

My latest paper on Social Responsibility has been published (See link below) 

 

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Hussain, Z., Griffiths, M.D. & Baguley, T. (2012).Online gaming addiction

Hi there,

My research article on online gaming addiction has now been published in Addiction Research & Theory. This paper is a must read for those interested in the psychology of online gaming. See the full reference below;

Hussain, Z., Griffiths, M.D. & Baguley, T. (2012).Online gaming addiction: classification, prediction and associated risk factors. Addiction Research & Theory 20, (5), 359-371.

Zaheer

 

 

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Social Media/Social Networking references

Here are some references for work on social networks and related topics;

Dodds, P., Muhamad, R. & Watts, D. (2003). An experimental study of search in global social networks. Science, 301, 827-829.  In: Banyard, P. & Grayson, A. (2008). Introducing psychological research. Third edition. New York: Palgrave.

Hussain, Z. & Griffiths, M.D. (2008). Gender Swapping and Socializing in Cyberspace: An Exploratory Study. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11, (1), 47-53.

Hussain, Z. & Griffiths, M.D. (2009). The Attitudes, Feelings and Experiences of Online Gamers: A Qualitative Analysis. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 12, (6), 747-753.

Madge, C., Meek, J., Wellens, J., Hooley, T. (2009). Facebook, social integration and informal learning at university: It is more for socialising and talking to friends about work than for actually doing work. Learning, Media & Technology, 34, 2, 141-155.

Manago, A.M., Graham, M.B., Greenfield, P.M., Salimkhan, G. (2008). Self-presentation and gender on MySpace. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29, 6, 446-458.

Pempek, T.A., Yermolayeva, Y.A., Calvert, S.L. (2009). College students’ social networking experiences on facebook. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 3, 227-238.

Travers, J. & Milgram, S. (1969). An experimental study of the small world problem. Sociometry, 32, 425.

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Social Learning Theory & Social Media

A look at Social Learning Theory and the links to Social Media

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Social Media and Social Interaction

A short video on social media, social networks and psychology.

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Tech Research

Tech Research

Some of my thoughts on technology research

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