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The cognitive, physiological and behavioural indicators of excessive and regular video gaming

Metcalf, Olivia


The past decade has seen the proliferation of video gaming as a pastime. Research has shown that a significant proportion of video gamers are gaming excessively, in that they report suffering significant negative consequences as a result of uncontrollable gaming. Subsequently, there has been debate as to whether excessive gaming constitutes an addiction. The primary aim of this thesis was to investigate behavioural, personality and physiological markers of addiction in excessive gamers to...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)


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