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ByDr. Berney

Psychology of Video Games with Dr. Jamie Madigan

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall interview Dr. Jamie Madigan, an expert on the psychology of video games and seeks to popularize understanding of how psychology can be used to understand why games are made how they are and why their players behave as they do. Dr. Madigan also writes, podcasts, and lectures on the subject for various magazines, websites, and his own site at www.psychologyofgames.com. He has consulted with game development companies and talked at conferences about how game developers can incorporate psychology principles into game design and how players can understand how it affects their play.

Dr. Madigan has appeared as an expert on the psychology of video games in dozens of print, web, and radio outlets, including The Washington Post, Wired, The Atlantic, the Chicago Tribune, BBC Radio 5, the BBC, The Guardian, Oprah Magazine, Official Playstation Magazine UK, The Verge, Livescience.com, The Escapist, MMORPG.com, Kotaku, The Gameological Society, Sky News HD, the Cited Podcast, the You are Not So Smart podcast, and Polygon.

You can find out more about Dr. Madigan’s work, including links to his blog, podcast, and book, at his website, http://www.psychologyofgames.com/

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ByDr. Berney

Can Video Games Help With Learning?

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall discuss the use of video games – i.e., Minecraft – in  education.

You can read the article from NPR here.

We hope that you will join us each morning so that we can help you make your day the best it can be! See you tomorrow.

Visit Psychreg for blog posts covering a variety of topics within the fields of mental health and psychology.

The Parenting Your ADHD Child course is now on YouTube! Check it out at the Paedeia YouTube Channel.

The Handbook for Raising an Emotionally Health Child Part 1: Behavior Management is now available on kindle! Get your copy today!

The Elimination Diet Manual is now available on kindle and nook! Get your copy today!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube Channels, Paedeia and The Mental Breakdown.

Please leave us a review on iTunes so that others might find our podcast and join in on the conversation!

The Mental Breakdown Podcast is now on Google Play Music!

About our theme song:

Happy Boy Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100647

ByDr. Berney

Video Games – The Good and the Bad

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall discuss whether video gaming is actually “bad” for players.

You can read the article from The Telegraph here.

We hope that you will join us each morning so that we can help you make your day the best it can be! See you tomorrow.

Visit Psychreg for blog posts covering a variety of topics within the fields of mental health and psychology.

The Parenting Your ADHD Child course is now on YouTube! Check it out at the Paedeia YouTube Channel.

The Handbook for Raising an Emotionally Health Child Part 1: Behavior Management is now available on kindle! Get your copy today!

The Elimination Diet Manual is now available on kindle and nook! Get your copy today!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube Channels, Paedeia and The Mental Breakdown.

Please leave us a review on iTunes so that others might find our podcast and join in on the conversation!

The Mental Breakdown Podcast is now on Google Play Music!

About our theme song:

Happy Boy Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100647

ByDr. Berney

Video Game Addiction

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall discuss the “danger” of pathologizing video game play.

You can read the article from Polygon here and the article from Gamasutra here.

We hope that you will join us each morning so that we can help you make your day the best it can be! See you tomorrow.

Visit Psychreg for blog posts covering a variety of topics within the fields of mental health and psychology.

The Parenting Your ADHD Child course is now on YouTube! Check it out at the Paedeia YouTube Channel.

The Handbook for Raising an Emotionally Health Child Part 1: Behavior Management is now available on kindle! Get your copy today!

The Elimination Diet Manual is now available on kindle and nook! Get your copy today!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube Channels, Paedeia and The Mental Breakdown.

Please leave us a review on iTunes so that others might find our podcast and join in on the conversation!

The Mental Breakdown Podcast is now on Google Play Music!

About our theme song:

Happy Boy Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100647

ByDr. Berney

Can Video Games Change the Brain?

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall discuss research suggesting that action – first-person shooter – video games affect the brain differently than other games.

You can read the article from NPR here.

We hope that you will join us each morning so that we can help you make your day the best it can be! See you tomorrow.

Visit Psychreg for blog posts covering a variety of topics within the fields of mental health and psychology.

The Parenting Your ADHD Child course is now on YouTube! Check it out at the Paedeia YouTube Channel.

The Handbook for Raising an Emotionally Health Child Part 1: Behavior Management is now available on kindle! Get your copy today!

The Elimination Diet Manual is now available on kindle and nook! Get your copy today!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube Channels, Paedeia and The Mental Breakdown.

Please leave us a review on iTunes so that others might find our podcast and join in on the conversation!

The Mental Breakdown Podcast is now on Google Play Music!

About our theme song:

Happy Boy Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100647

ByDr. Berney

Video Games and Gaming

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall discuss their views and opinions of video gaming and introduce the 168-Hour Solution.

We hope that you will join us each morning so that we can help you make your day the best it can be! See you tomorrow.

Visit Psychreg for blog posts covering a variety of topics within the fields of mental health and psychology.

The Parenting Your ADHD Child course is now on YouTube! Check it out at the Paedeia YouTube Channel.

The Handbook for Raising an Emotionally Health Child Part 1: Behavior Management is now available on kindle! Get your copy today!

The Elimination Diet Manual is now available on kindle and nook! Get your copy today!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube Channels, Paedeia and The Mental Breakdown.

Please leave us a review on iTunes so that others might find our podcast and join in on the conversation!

The Mental Breakdown Podcast is now on Google Play Music!

About our theme song:

Happy Boy Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100647

ByDr. Berney

Digital Heroin

Welcome to The Mental Breakdown and Psychreg Podcast! Today, Dr. Berney and Dr. Marshall discuss the relationship between video gaming and aggression seen in children when asked to transition.

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