GTP in the newspaper El Norte- Vida (México)

Mas comunes GTPLe la nota “Videojuegos: Su effecto mental” por Gabriela Villegas Ramírez en el periódico El Norte en México sección Vida.

Tu compañero está platicando contigo y tratas de prestarle atención, pero no puedes dejar de ver unas barras que flotan sobresucabeza,queindican que su energía se están agotando y a ti te preocupa que él desaparezca.

Aunque parece ciencia ficción, estosfenómenoscerebrales son frecuentesen los “gamers” y jugadores casuales de videojuegos, y tienen un nombre: Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP).

El GTP, que se podría traducir como “fenómeno de transferenciadejuego”, ocurre cuando elementos del videojuego se trasladan a la vida real, ya sea por medio de alucinaciones, sensaciones o acciones automáticas, explica Angélica Ortiz de Gortari, investigadora y doctora por la Nottingham Trent University, en Inglaterra. Continua leyendo

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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.

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