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.

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Abstract

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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ID Code: 59976
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: game genres, personality, video games, videogames, computer games
DOI: 10.1145/2336727.2336747
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1410-7
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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