Welcome to the survey

What is this study about?
This study aims to understand how video games influence the perception of the world and understand if there is an association between coping with pandemic stressors and playing video games.

The study is part of a series of studies to understand people’s responses to the exposure to digital media to inform and demystify spontaneous sensory perceptions, cognition and behaviours experienced after playing video games, so-called Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP).

Who can participate in this study?
• 18 years old or older.
•  Video game players & no video game players.

What will your participation involve?
Answering an online survey that takes max. 20 minutes.

What are the benefits of your participation?
• You can win a £20 Amazon Gift Card or a signed copy of the sci-fi book "Planet Alt-Sete-Nine: The Lost Princess" By B.J Neblett about video games and Game Transfer Phenomena.

• You will contribute to understanding the relation between playing video games, experiencing Game Transfer Phenomena, and coping with stressors during exceptional circumstances.
Your rights as a participant
• Your participation is voluntary.
• You have the right to leave the study at any time.
• We will ask you to create a personal code or nickname that can be used to identify your data and remove it from the study, should you change your mind about consent or participation.

How will your data be used?
Your responses will be analysed as part of the full data rather than as individual responses. The information you provide will be used only for research purposes, and the results will be published in scientific papers, conferences, articles on the Internet and shared in the press or other media.

Personal privacy
• No personal data is being processed as part of this project. It will not be possible to track you, not via IP address nor via email address.
• Optionally, at the end of the survey, you will be asked to continue to a separate survey, where you can share your email address if you want to participate in the raffle. If you decide to enter your email address, since this is collected in a different survey, there is no linking or connection between your shared email address and your survey data.

Where can I find out more?
If you have any questions or concerns about your participation in this study, please contact:

Lead researcher:
Dr Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari
The Centre for the Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE)
University of Bergen
UiB’s Data Protection Officer: Janecke.Veim@uib.no; +47 55 58 20 29

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* Signing the consent form
I have read the information above, and I understand the purpose and the implications of my participation and have been given the opportunity to ask questions.

You are not giving up any rights by assenting to this consent form. By checking the following boxes, I agree to: