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A Randomized Controlled Trial to Test the Effectiveness of an Immersive 3D Video Game for Anxiety Prevention among Adolescents

Hanneke Scholten, Monique Malmberg, Adam Lobel, Rutger C. M. E. Engels, Isabela Granic, Susana Jiménez-Murcia
2016 PLoS ONE  
Adolescent anxiety is debilitating, the most frequently diagnosed adolescent mental health problem, and leads to substantial long-term problems.  ...  A randomized controlled trial (n = 138) was conducted to test the effectiveness of a biofeedback video game (Dojo) for adolescents with elevated levels of anxiety.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge GameDesk, the developers of Dojo, for providing us with access to their game at no cost and for generously engaging in productive discussions around maximizing  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147763 pmid:26816292 pmcid:PMC4729475 fatcat:xj7ccxfln5biboegiodf33h6be

Understanding the role of competition in video gameplay satisfaction

Sepandar Sepehr, Milena Head
2018 Information & Management  
Most times when I play video games, I end up spending more time that I had planned. 5. I often spend more time playing video games than I had intended.  ...  Video gameplayers can be more interested in playing games and more easily get challenged and motivated to win a video game.  ...  We aim to better understand how competitive environment of video games can affect video gameplayers experience during the gameplay.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:bop53zfbn5a7baj7le5po23ozq

Digital Learning Games Scale (DLGS): A Scale Development Study

Yasmeen Nzam Abu Mukh, Sherine Adnan Hashaikeh, Aysha Mohamad Abd-Rabo
2021 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
The construct validity of the scale was examined by exploratory factor analysis. According to the results of the analysis, the scale measures a six- dimensions structure.  ...  The results of all validity and reliability analyzes show that the digital leaning game as a valid and reliable measurement tool in the future studies about digital learning games.  ...  better picture of factors in this analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v16i11.20709 fatcat:sqtdcu4ta5e6vbcu7oouqncida

Learning in balance: Using oscillatory EEG biomarkers of attention, motivation and vigilance to interpret game-based learning

Benjamin Cowley, Niklas Ravaja, May Cheng
2014 Cogent Education  
in an exploratory analysis.  ...  from the ECG channel with an average over 10 pulse intervals.  ... 
doi:10.1080/2331186x.2014.962236 fatcat:q3eaq5dj4bdhfmuabahb6sg7lu

Social motivations of live-streaming viewer engagement on Twitch

Zorah Hilvert-Bruce, James T. Neill, Max Sjöblom, Juho Hamari
2018 Computers in Human Behavior  
This has also been visible on Twitch, and studies have investigated areas such as mental health (Johnson, 2018) , social anxiety (Ringland et al., 2016) and race (Gray, 2017) .  ...  Why do people watch others play video games? An empirical study on the motivations of Twitch users.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2018.02.013 fatcat:6dwbhz7bnjbpnbbbdrbovchwd4

Escapism: suppression of self or its expansion?

Barbara Mičić, Bojan Musil
2020 Studia Historica Slovenica  
However, contrary to our prediction, self-expansion escapism is not associated with dispositional mindfulness, nor does it represent a significant moderator in the relationship between self-expansion and  ...  Until recently, escapism was generally seen as a negative phenomenon, due to its common conceptualization as an escape from reality; however, with the new model a more positive approach, distinguishing  ...  games. 18, 19 Recent studies conducted on players of massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG), showed that escapism is an important motivator for playing and even a strong predictor of  ... 
doi:10.32874/shs.2020-09 fatcat:su74xt4qsvatbgmbdfalwk57wy

Planning to Practice: Action and Coping Plans Increase Days of Meditation Practiced

Jonathan N. Cloughesy, Alissa J. Mrazek, Michael D. Mrazek, Jonathan W. Schooler
2020 Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research  
We would like to thank Colton Chase Collins for his significant contributions to editing and revision of the initial draft of this manuscript.  ...  video game play.  ...  Iizuka (1994) found that participants play ing a video bowling game cooperatively spent more time looking at and talking to play partners than others who played the same game competitively.  ... 
doi:10.24839/2325-7342.jn25.2.203 fatcat:4eqex6f45vdlxihlvauicqaewy

Abstracts of the 1st International Conference on Behavioral Addictions - March 11–12, 2013, Budapest, Hungary

2013 Journal of Behavioral Addictions  
Behavioral addictions, such as pathological gambling, kleptomania, pyromania, compulsive buying and compulsive sexual behavior, represent significant public health concerns and are associated with high  ...  Although research into the biology of these behaviors is still in an early stage, recent advances in our understanding of motivation, reward, and addiction, have pro-vided substantial insight into the  ...  Further analysis also revealed expected correlations with gaming behavior, such as frequency and time spent playing video games.  ... 
doi:10.1556/jba.2.2013.suppl.1 pmid:26166448 fatcat:aossjabq5vhl5bg5ewsa64dzwm


2019 South African Journal of Sports Medicine  
Linear regression analysis was used to test predictive relationships with Alpha level set at p 0.05.  ...  Conclusion: Physical activity levels at 12-13 years of age does not differ considerable between genders although boys perform better than girls.  ...  Measurement-testing and content analysis were used for obtaining data and for evaluating data a questionnaire, mathematical, statistical and logical methods were used.  ... 
doi:10.17159/2078-516x/2019/v31i1a7472 fatcat:ei52tm2sjzaanfol7vkurf6c2e

13. Problem Mobile Phone Use in Spanish and British Adolescents: First steps towards a cross-cultural research in Europe [chapter]

Olatz Lopez-Fernandez
2015 The Psychology of Social Networking Vol.2  
We thank Mr Paul Strickland of Xenodu Virtual Environments, the University of East Anglia (UEA), U.K, and the Norfolk and Suffolk National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, UK.  ...  Langer was supported by the Chilean National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development, CONICYT/PAI, Project N° 82130055 and the Chilean Millennium Scientific Initiative, Project N°.  ...  ., 2008) data has shown that intense levels of attachment are associated with increased time spent playing video games as well as with selfreported video game addiction.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110473858-015 fatcat:7wtygoyu7nejfm3wydfzyv7zz4

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Virtual Conference June 11–12, 2020

2020 Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology (JSEP)  
A dyadic growth curve analysis assessed change in mental health over time. A multi-group path analysis was used to determine which factors were associated with mental health in parenthood.  ...  with IDD to gain the necessary soccer skills for game play and eventual competition.  ...  The importance of social connectivity, in particular, has recently been highlighted as an important mechanism that can facilitate improved mental health and quality of life among veterans, and represents  ... 
doi:10.1123/jsep.2020-0172 fatcat:7ap7mzw3rfcf5f5jfqwzhruj4y

Abstracts presented at International Congress CIDESD 2019

2019 Motricidade  
a refreshing professional and social scenery.  ...  The International Congress of CIDESD 2019 aims to provide a valuable opportunity for delegates to share, learn from and contribute to the most recent advances in Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences in  ...  Plos One, 13 (2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0192399 Travassos, B., Davids, K., Araújo, D., & Esteves, T. P. (2013). Performance analysis in team sports: Advances from an Ecological Dynamics approach.  ... 
doi:10.6063/motricidade.16967 fatcat:g5mwfsdzuja2dcshmvf5hcd5fi

Validation psychométrique de la version arabe de la mesure de la force mentale

Issam Eddine Ben Chelbi, Jaouad Alem, Driss Boudhiba, Sabeur Hamrouni, Sabri Gaied Chortane
2021 Zenodo  
L'échantillon était composé de 853 athlètes (444 hommes et 409femmes), âgés de 14 à 27 ans (M=20.38 SD= 4.12).  ...  L'objectif de cette étude était d'évaluer la validité factorielle de la version arabe traduite du questionnaire qui mesure six composantes de la force mentale MTQ48 (Mental Toughness Questionniare-48)selon  ...  Sixteen players aged between 11 and 13 years old were randomly assigned in two groups: 1) video modeling and 2) social constructivist video modeling.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5390588 fatcat:d3dgaiko4rhuvoxuq3v4mmcr5e

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

2022 Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology (JSEP)  
Along the way, I develop calls for more flexible definitions of time, fluidity and diversity of methodological approach, and engagement with science that adds good into the world.  ...  Using collections of intensive longitudinal data from survey panels, experience sampling studies, social media, laboratory observations, and our new Screenomics paradigm, I illustrate how consideration  ...  competence and social interaction play an important role during childhood.  ... 
doi:10.1123/jsep.2022-0071 fatcat:yl2c7hvawre2lmyf7mqnrjkpoe

Abstracts from the 17th Annual Scientific Conference of Montenegrin Sports Academy "Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Contemporary Perspectives": Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia. 2-5 April 2020

Dusko Bjelica, University of Montenegro, Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, Niksic, Montenegro, Stevo Popovic, Selçuk Akpınar, University of Montenegro, Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, Niksic, Montenegro, Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University, Department of Physical Education and Sports, Nevşehir, Turkey
2020 Montenegrin Journal of Sports Science and Medicine  
BJELICA ET AL. logical health and spirituality and social relations compare ECA with PD. RA who are D/HH are significantly more satisfied with general health than RA with PD.  ...  D/HH ECA and NA present significantly higher level of S-QOL through OQOL than ACA and NA with PD.  ...  prediction variables and using regression analysis is determined the influence of criteria variables.  ... 
doi:10.26773/mjssm.200401 fatcat:tllfp7iplnhclabe3lfcap42ay
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