Title

Personality Traits as Predictors of Video Game Use

Poster Number

26

Lead Author Major

Communication

Format

Poster Presentation

Faculty Mentor Name

Kenneth Day

Faculty Mentor Department

Communication

Abstract/Artist Statement

This study attempts to use personality traits to predict preference for video games, particularly violent video games. The survey is conducted with a questionnaire on surveymonkey.com. The survey instrument uses the Big Five Personality inventory and time spent playing video games of different types. The study predicts that neuroticism will be correlated with violent video game playing.

Location

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

Start Date

21-4-2011 6:00 PM

End Date

21-4-2011 8:00 PM

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Personality Traits as Predictors of Video Game Use

DeRosa University Center, Ballroom

This study attempts to use personality traits to predict preference for video games, particularly violent video games. The survey is conducted with a questionnaire on surveymonkey.com. The survey instrument uses the Big Five Personality inventory and time spent playing video games of different types. The study predicts that neuroticism will be correlated with violent video game playing.