The Racing-Game Effect: Why Do Video Racing Games Increase Risk-Taking Inclinations?
Fischer, Peter; Greitemeyer, Tobias; Morton, Thomas; Kastenmüller, Andreas; Postmes, Tom; Frey, Dieter; Kubitzki, Jörg; Odenwälder, Jörg;
- Publisher: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
- Subject: Psychologie und Pädagogik
mesheuropmc: human activities
- ddc: ddc:150
The present studies investigated why video racing games increase players’ risk-taking inclinations. Four studies reveal that playing video racing games increases risk taking in a subsequent simulated road traffic situation, as well as risk-promoting cognitions and emoti... View more
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