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Video Games & Gaming Research

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Video Games & Gaming Research.

Background Information

There has been a recent increase in scholarship about video games, with social scientists exploring the effects games have on individuals and groups while humanities scholars analyze the meanings of particular games as cultural artifacts. Use the following resources to learn more about video games and the marketing, education, therapy, and other issues surrounding them.