Essays about: "Women in games"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words Women in games.

  1. 1. “MORE FEMINIST BULLSHIT”Exploring Sexism and the Battle Over Gender Construction in Video Game Discourse Communities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ola Nenzelius; [2021-02-09]
    Keywords : Video games; Women in games;

    Abstract : Abstract: Thisstudyexplores gender construction in video game discourse communities, using Critical Discourse Analysis(CDA)as a theoretical frameworktogetherwith a quantitative, corpus linguistic methodology.Discourse samples weretaken from five online content creators for World of Warcraft(WoW)who react to the four Shadowlands: Afterlivestrailers for theWoW expansion released in November of 2020. READ MORE

  2. 2. A HOPE FOR STROKE REHABILITATION : EXPLORING THE REHATT MIXED REALITY APPLICATION

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Mattias Widengren; [2021]
    Keywords : mixed reality; virtual reality; spatial attention; spatial neglect; stroke; mixed reality; virtual reality; spatial uppmärksamhet; spatial neglekt; stroke;

    Abstract : Unilateral spatial neglect (USN) is a common disorder after stroke. An application especially developed for stroke rehabilitation, the RehAtt Mixed Reality (MR) intends to train cognitive and motor functions that are affected by USN, by the means of interactive 3D games played in mixed reality, through smart glasses. READ MORE

  3. 3. “You play like a girl” : An investigation of the gender-typing of Esports as well as the effect of gender stereotypes on player performances

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för rörelse, kultur och samhälle

    Author : Kevin Shaw; [2021]
    Keywords : Esports; Gaming; Gender studies; Gendered sports; Gender appropriate sports; Gender stereotypes; Gender-typing; Gender inequality; Stereotype threat theory; Stereotype boost theory; Stereotype lift theory; Stereotype susceptibility; Stereotype endorsement; Stereotype awareness; Social role theory; Masculine sports; Feminine sports; Neutral sports; Sports performance; Counter-Strike; Psychology; Sports studies;

    Abstract : Purpose and research questions: The purpose of this study has been to critically examine Esports through a gender perspective. The study therefore investigated the gender-typing of Esports and if these stereotypes affect players’ performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. TO PERFORM UNDER PRESSURE : BASKETBALL PLAYERS FREE THROW SHOOTING UNDER PRESSURE

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Svalling; [2020]
    Keywords : Basketball; Svenska Basketligan; Performance under Pressure;

    Abstract : How people perform tasks and under what circumstances they perform them optimally has been a fascination for humanity for a long time and more particularly whether people perform better or worse under pressure. In this paper, I try to find out whether people perform better or worse when there is pressure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women as characters, players and developers : An educational perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Emma Arltoft; [2020]
    Keywords : gender diversity; representation; ambivalent sexism; objectification; stereotypes;

    Abstract : There is a lack of female representation in video games, and women are often ignored as characters, as players, and as developers. This thesis investigates how the University of Skövde works with gender diversity in the second game project within those categories. READ MORE