Rachel Kowert, PhD
Hello and welcome to my little corner of the web. Here you can find information on my research, publications, and current projects. If you have any questions or are interested in exploring potential collaborations, please feel free to e-mail me.
Posted on July 19, 2016 @ 12:49 GMT in news
Recently, I have started to take on some research and design consultancy work. This has allowed me to continue my work in the field of psychology/game studies as well as dabble in specific areas of research I may not…Continue reading »
Posted on May 09, 2016 @ 08:19 GMT in news
In 2013, I attended the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in London, England. On the first day of this week-long event, I attended a fascinating talk by Jayne Gackenbach (Grant MacEwan University). In her presentation, entitled “Nightmare Protection as Motivation to Play Video Games”, she discussed the potential for video games to protect against nightmares as well as their potential use as a viable treatment option for PTSD. At the time, her research was cutting edge. Very few individuals in the scientific community were exploring the possibility of using…Continue reading »