There are many misconceptions about gamers and gaming and by participating in this study, you will be helping science to separate the myths from the facts, the cake from the lie.
In order to participate in this study, you will need to:
– Be 18 years of age or older
– Have access to:
— A gaming console (i.e. Xbox 360, PS3, Wii)
— Your own online handle (such as an XBL gamertag or PSN ID)
— Online gaming account (i.e., Xbox Live Gold)
— A Raptr account
If you do not currently have a Raptr account, you can sign up for one here.
Participants will be asked to sign an informed consent form, complete a questionnaire – which will take between 20 and 30 minutes – and to share their Raptr account username. Thatâ€™s it!
After 30 days, participants will be asked to fill out a follow-up survey.
All information provided by the participant will be kept confidential and participants may terminate their participation in this study at any time, for any reason, without punishment or reprisal.
This study has been certified by the Institutional Review Board of Argosy University, Washington DC, for the period February 11, 2012, to February 10, 2013.
Participants who complete the initial survey will be entered into a random drawing for one of four $60 Amazon.com gift card. If you complete the follow up survey, you will earn a second entry into the drawing.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, please feel free to email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org