VICE Benelux: Why it's hard to stop playing games

02-02-2022

Recently I gave an interview with VICE Benelux about some of the psychological mechanisms that underlie completionism in gaming: our desire to finish each and every aspect about a game. 

The article is in Dutch, but can be found here: https://www.vice.com/nl/article/m7v3xp/waarom-kan-je-sommige-games-in-godsnaam-niet-wegleggen

For those who would like to read a little about it in English, I've also written a short blog about it on my own website, which you can find here! 

https://nastasiagriffioen.com/2022/01/06/the-relief-of-completion/


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Nastasia Griffioen
Operations Manager of GEMH Lab

Nerd, is fascinated by the brain even more than your average zombie, into etymology and reading, drawn to anything tech-related, especially artificial intelligence. Wants to explore social tech (such as social media) and how these relate to young people's wellbeing.

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