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Video games and morality

Psychology researcher Eva Murzyn discusses her research into gaming ethics

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Transcript – Video games and morality

Are the video games that we play affecting our moral compass?

Psychology researcher Eva Murzyn thinks gaming has more to do with self-exploration than simply siding with the ‘paragon’ or the ‘renegade’ within games.

Science communications student Alex Perry talks to Dr Eva Murzyn about her research into single-player gaming ethics and also the effects of playing video games with other people.

Related links

Eva Murzyn

Murzyn, E. and Valgaeren, E. (2016). Our Virtual Selves, Our Virtual Morals: Mass Effect Players’ Personality and In-Game Choices. International Conference on Interactive Technologies and Games (ITAG).

The Guardian – Learning morality through gaming

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