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Saturday, February 14 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Who Gets to Play? The leisure gap and its meaning for games

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Boys 8-18 spend nearly an hour more each day playing video games than girls do, according to a recent study. While this kind of pattern is usually attributed to preference – that boys simply like games more than girls do – the difference may be that boys simply have more time to spend playing. In this talk we will look at some recent research on leisure time and consider its implications for the game making community.

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Margaret Moser

Margaret Moser is an Assistant Professor in the Interactive Media and Games Division at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she lectures on game design, digital prototyping, innovative mobile experiences, and experimental interfaces. She holds an MFA in Design and Technology from... Read More →

Saturday February 14, 2015 1:00pm - 1:30pm EST
Redstone Theater First Floor

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