Why Identity and Emotion are Central To Motivating the Teen Brain
There’s heightened awareness of social status, especially as they realize that acts of courage can earn them higher social status among peers.
My note: Badges can be the perfect materialization of channeling the social status notion among teenagers.
Gender, Identity, and Video Games
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Northrop — Best Buy Theater
Video game demos: 3-4:15pm
Join us for a discussion about the structural inequalities and prejudices present within the video games culture and industry from a variety of viewpoints. We will explore the ways underrepresented genders and races historically have been treated in technological sectors and how they are specifically manifested in video game culture. We will hear from scholars, students, and members of the broader community in the Twin Cities. Before the event, participate in a social exhibition of games made by students and local developers. Light refreshments will be provided.
Amy Elizabeth Neeser
Research Services & Plant Sciences Librarian
Experts@Minnesota Communications Lead
University of Minnesota
85 Magrath Library
1984 Buford Ave | Saint Paul, MN 55108