Geek Culture – Rachel Kowert

We’ve all heard the stereotypes associated with ‘gamers';  From below average social skills, and awkwardness, to lack of empathy and laziness…

But are they true?  Do people who play video games really have “no life”? Are they unattractive, overweight, and pale from spending so much time indoors? We plan to debunk the myths associated with gamers with special guest Rachel Kowert who examined 50,000 individuals aged 14 and older who were asked about their gaming behavior in an omnibus telephone survey. GAME OVER:  The findings may just change the way you think about gamers and surprise you…   The Stereotype of Online Gamers: New Characterization or Recycled Prototype?

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