Corpus ID: 56110361

THE EFFECTS OF A MANIPULATED VIDEO GAME CONTEST ON MEN ’ S MATING

@inproceedings{Ryan2012THEEO,
  title={THE EFFECTS OF A MANIPULATED VIDEO GAME CONTEST ON MEN ’ S MATING},
  author={Timothy M Ryan and David A Puts and John R. Wheatley and Lisa L. M. Welling and Rodrigo Andr{\'e}s C{\'a}rdenas and Graeme Rodgers},
  year={2012}
}
  • Timothy M Ryan, David A Puts, +3 authors Graeme Rodgers
  • Published 2012
  • Men adjust their mating strategies according to personal attributes and environmental cues. Male contests seems to play an important role in determining the optimal strategy for an individual at a given time. In the present study, male college students were presented with an apparently fair competitive task in the form of the first-person shooter video game CounterStrike: Source. In fact, their opponent was a confederate who manipulated the game outcome. Measures are self-rated likelihood of… CONTINUE READING

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