Personality, motivation and video games

  title={Personality, motivation and video games},
  author={Daniel M. Johnson and John A. Gardner},
This study explored relationships between personality, video game preference and gaming experiences. Two hundred and thirty-five participants completed an online survey in which they recalled a recent gaming experience, and provided measures of personality and their gaming experience via the Player Experience of Need Satisfaction (PENS) measure. Relationships between game genre, personality and gaming experience were found. Results are interpreted with reference to the validity of the PENS… CONTINUE READING
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