Personality & video game genre preferences
Peever, Nicole, Johnson, Daniel M., & Gardner, John (2012) Personality & video game genre preferences. In IE '12 Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Playing the System, ACM, Auckland, New Zealand, 20:1-20:3.
This research has been conducted to ascertain whether people with certain personality types exhibit preferences for particular game genres. Four hundred and sixty-six participants completed an online survey in which they described their preference for various game genres and provided measures of personality. Personality types were measured using the five-factor model of personality. Significant relationships between personality types and game genres were found. The results are interpreted in the context of the features of particular game genres and possible matches between personality traits and these features.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||game genres, personality, video games, videogames, computer games|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 ACM Digital Library|
|Deposited On:||14 May 2013 01:44|
|Last Modified:||15 May 2013 19:16|
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