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* 1. We are asking you to complete a short survey exploring the differences between real, ideal, and virtual identities. Most people finish in 15 minutes or so, but it should not take longer than 30 minutes for anyone.

Because this is a real research project that seeks to further our understanding of gamers, it is very important that you respond honestly and thoughtfully to these questions.

This project is supervised by Asbury University (Wilmore, Kentucky), and Asbury supports the practice of protection of human participants in research. The following will provide you with information about the experiment that will help you in deciding whether or not you wish to participate.

- This survey will take 10-30 minutes.

- You may withdraw at any point without any penalty. Just exit your browser window.

- There are no known risks to this study. If you, however, experience some psychological discomfort, please exit your browser and contact us at the email listed below.

- All information is collected anonymously and cannot be connected with any individual. Therefore, individual test scores are not available. Results will only be shared as group aggregated data.

- You may request the results of the experiment or ask questions about the experiment at the email listed below.

- You must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this study.

Thank you for your willingness to participate in this short survey.

Dr. Janet Dean, Psychologist, Faculty Research Advisor

In this survey, you will answer questions about yourself, your ideal self, and your virtual self (gaming avatar/character)