Posted on June 24, 2017 @ 16:11 GMT in news
This week the winners of the 2016 FOREWARD Review’s Indie book awards were announced and A Parent’s Guide to Video Games was awarded honourable mention in the science category! Selected from over 6000 submitted books, it was a huge honour to be shortlisted for an award and even more to win in the science category!
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Posted on December 24, 2016 @ 13:34 GMT in news
Posted on December 20, 2016 @ 15:18 GMT in news
This morning I had the pleasure of talking about A Parent’s Guide to Video Games on my local NBC affiliate news station. It is especially important to talk about video games this time of year, as many parents are scrambling to get their children’s favourite games and game consoles under the tree.
It may seem surprising to some that video games is still seen as a treacherous place for many parents despite the fact that they have been in our everyday lives for the last 30 to 40 years or so. However, turn on the news at any given hour and you will likely see way. Stories about…Continue reading »
Posted on December 03, 2016 @ 11:11 GMT in publications
My new book, A Parent’s Guide to Video Games: The essential guide to understanding how video games impact your child’s physical, social, and psychological well-being, was released this week!
Despite the fact that video games have been in our everyday lives for almost 40 years now, the world of video games remains a treacherous place for many parents. Always…Continue reading »
Posted on October 03, 2016 @ 12:26 GMT in publications
In 2014, Professor Thorsten Quandt and I held the multi.player 2 conference in Münster, Germany. This conference was a sequel to the highly successful multi.player conference held in Hohenheim, Germany in 2011. Like its predecessor, this conference focused on research relating to the social aspects of gaming – from multiplayer and social gaming to content analyses of the social…Continue reading »
Posted on February 16, 2016 @ 10:34 GMT in news
Over the last few months, Massively Overpowered (previously known as Massively) has been publishing a series of articles focusing on various chapters within my new book, The Video Game Debate…. These articles do a great job of breaking down the main arguments that are put forth throughout the book and linking them with MMO play specifically. If you haven’t taken the plunge and purchased The…Continue reading »
Posted on December 16, 2015 @ 10:01 GMT in news
This week I joined the team at Computer America (the longest running nationally syndicated radio show on computers and technology) to talk about “The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social and Psychological Effects of Digital Games”.
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Posted on September 17, 2015 @ 14:11 GMT in news
New Book Announcement: The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Digital Games (Kowert & Quandt, Eds).
Prof. Thorsten Quandt and I are proud to announce the release of The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Digital Games. Now, for the first time, you can catch up with the state of the…Continue reading »