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Author: Mary

We've just received funding to design, create, and study a digital game intervention prototype to decrease loneliness in elderly populations, specifically in rural communities! We also have new support to continue our construal research (whether and how digital and non-digital platforms activate differing default levels of...

New research from Dartmouth's Tiltfactor Lab will be presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (#spsp2017) conference in San Antonio this week! Our fiction in STEM research, "Interpretations of a Science Bias Narrative Vary by Gender," will be discussed by Gili Freedman and...

Here are some venues at which to catch Mary Flanagan speaking or showing art in the spring of 2017: First off, Mary's work [bombscotch] is showing in the PUSH PLAY exhibition January 12 - March 4 2017 at the Hedreen Gallery, Seattle http://www.gamescenes.org/2017/01/event-push-play-january-12-march-4-2017-hedreen-gallery-seattle-1.html Also in January: I'm in HACKING / MODDING...

Tiltfactor's director Mary has found herself quite into Instagram. You'll find her posts crossing all the domains in which she works: the art world, Tiltfactor, game industries, writing, and other curiosities. Find her Instagramming over at @critical.play, https://www.instagram.com/critical.play/...

Did you know that our recent construal research is used by corporations like Samsung as they consider digital vs paper virtues? Or that game design teachers are modding Tiltfactor's Grow-a-Game to consider issues of female exclusion in organizations?  Dr. Mary Flanagan, Professor in the Department of...

Tiltfactor's director Mary Flanagan was honored at the 13th Annual Games for Change Festival in June 2016! Flanagan was awarded the Vanguard Award. This award recognizes the significant contributions of a practitioner by being a champion, advocate, and mentor for a new generation of game creators, and rewards outstanding individuals in impact...

Tiltfactor's director gave day one's closing keynote at Connected Life 2016: Collective Action and the Internet, a two day-long conference, held at the University of Oxford on 20th and 21st June 2016. The conference is dedicated to igniting multidisciplinary exchanges on internet research across information studies, digital humanities, psychology,...

Our new research studies published in the paper "High-Low Split" at #chi4good this year show that users demonstrate different types of psychological construal using digital screens-- that is, a focus on concrete details (low level construal) as opposed to "big picture" thinking (high level construal), and media is...