Researchers and practitioners in the fields of Internet addiction and gaming addiction are being invited to respond to a call for papers for a forthcoming book on the topic.
Online community and e-learning expert Jonathan Bishop is editing a book called ‘Psychological and Social Implications Surrounding Internet and Gaming Addiction’ for the leading information science publisher, IGI Global, and has issued a call for papers to other academics and experts in the field to submit chapters.
Bishop has been writing and been interviewed about Internet addiction since 2006, and following the successful release his book, ‘Gamification for Human Factors Integration: Social, Educational and Psychological Issues,’ he hopes to bring together those researchers with expertise on gaming addiction also.
Topics welcomed as part of this call for papers include chapters on cyber-addiction, Internet addiction, gaming addiction, gambling addiction, serious games for healthcare, e-therapy. gamification, Neknomination, captology, seductive hypermedia, persuasive technologies, affective computing, mental health issues, emotion recognition impairments, MMORPGs, MOOCs, and MUDs.
Researchers are invited to submit a proposal for a chapter in response to this call for papers via IGI Global’s website by 15 May 2014, or a full paper no later than 15 July 2014. The link for researchers to follow to respond to this call for papers is: http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/submit/1289