Episode 17: Phillip Zimbardo, the psychologist famous for the Stanford Prison Experiment, went on BBC television to promote his new book about video games and psychological well-being. It was not pretty. Thankfully, psychologist Andrew Przybylski was also there acting as the voice of empirical reason. This week, Kelli and Josué react to the interview.
Episode 16: Kelli and Josué return to the Black Mirror universe to dissect and discuss the second episode of Season 2, White Bear. Social relationships, justice, dehumanization, and more are all on the discussion table.
Episode 15: Josué recently attended a wedding through FaceTime and apparently that is not as uncommon as you might think. This week Kelli and Josué discuss the many forms of telepresence and how our behavior might be affected by being there but not really being there. Would you Skype in to a funeral? Is Meerkating a verb? Are robot hugs as good as people hugs? All this and more on PsychTech 15!
Episode 14: Last week, Kelli and Josué attended the 12th annual Games for Change Festival in New York City. As this was their first time attending G4C, the dynamic duo discusses general impressions, surprises, takeaways, and the games themselves.
Episode 13: The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has just released it’s annual report so we dive into it and talk about the most important and interesting pieces of information. We love it but it’s not perfect so we also cover some information we think is missing.
Episode 12: This week, Kelli and Josué go on a journey from Better Crocker and Abraham Maslow to Amazon and Luxe in their quest to understand convenience tech.