History of GTP – Part 3: Google in the subway

This cartoon is an experience I had a few years back, when I had been using Google to find articles. This experience really made me reflect about how my repetitive and compulsive use of Google bled into my reality. I wanted to know if someone else had experienced something similar in the context of video games, so I posted a question about it in a Facebook group.

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GTP Journey- PART31

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About Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari

Dr. Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari is Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research fellow in Cyberpsychology. Critical inquiry on the psychosocial implications of interactive media technologies has been her professional passion since undergraduate school, when she conducted one of the first studies on internet addiction. Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP) is her area of research expertise, for which she has won awards. Dr. Ortiz de Gortari’s research has been featured in different media worldwide including Discovery News, History Channel News, BBC World Service, the New Scientist and the International Herald Tribune. Her research on GTP has even inspired an episode of the TV series CSI: Cyber. She has published academically and presented at several international conferences. The goal of her research is maximizing the psychological and social benefits of interactive virtual technologies while reducing the potential risks it can present to some individuals.

Posted on May 9, 2014, in GTP history. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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