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Recent articles by Jamie Madigan

Does respeccing your character build in Diablo 3 make you less happy?

The Psychology of Games: Jamie Madigan discusses the subjective optimism of character builds

By Jamie Madigan

The Psychology Behind Steam Trading Cards

How your mind processes a trading card system and the mental tricks at play in Valve's latest addition to its digital marketplace

By Jamie Madigan

The Psychology of The Uncanny Valley

It's a fine line between realistic and eerie - do video game characters live in or around the uncanny valley?

By Jamie Madigan

The Psychological Appeal of Violent Shooters

Jamie Madigan asks why headshots, loadouts and military themes are so attractive to video game players

By Jamie Madigan

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