Super Mario Galaxy 2

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  • Videogame Effects On Adolescents Essay

    Specifically movement of the corrugator supercilii muscle region. While this movement can be imperceptible to the human eye, Facial EMG can detect subtle changes in electrical potential in this region is activated by unpleasant, disgusting, and/or violent imagery. Pleasant imagery inhibits corrugator supercilii activity… Participants who played violent videogames would demonstrate reduced HR reactivity (beats per minute) to aggressive images compared to participants who played nonviolent games.” The experiment involved 136 college students, 62 female students and 74 male students, who then were evenly split into two groups. The first group was the nonviolent videogame group. This group played the free world, third person game of Super Mario Galaxy 2. The second group of students were placed into the violent videogame group. This group played the free world, third person game Mad World Wii. These games were chosen because the button layouts, game play were similar. After playing, each groups respective game for 20 minutes, the students were presented with three pleasant images, three neutral images, and three aggressive pictures, all while being monitored by EMG and HR devices. After this a self-diagnose questionnaire given to each of the students to complete. Questions on the questionnaire asked on a scale of 1 to 10 describing levels of frustration, stress, enjoyability and excitement. The results of the study were not what most would expect to find. There were…

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  • Sexism In Videogames

    Anita Sarkeesian, feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker, was once sent into hiding by a death threat because of her views on women in video games. She created videos called Tropes vs. Women. In her videos, she explains how women are portrayed in video games. She says in one of her videos that most damsel in distress based games follow the Subject-Object Dichotomy. Saying that the subject, or main character that is usually a male, must find the object, or the girl. A great example of…

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  • How Do Video Games Help Children?

    mouse squad). Mouse squad was created in the 2013-2014 school year; it was created by Mrs. Hayes to help students and teachers with technical difficulties. Mouse squad brings together students with technical expertise and allows them to learn more for any interest in the technical field, it is active during empower hour and during this time, they speak to those who are having computer problems and together, they help resolve them (Phillips). The club is integrated with video games, so when club…

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  • Personal Narrative: Jay-Chamberlain

    Jovan Lucas-Chamberlain is my full name, but most people call me Jay-voe. Not sure where the nickname originated, but I love it. Before I get into the meat and potatoes, lets dive into my past. In 2010, I attended Georgia Southern University with my best friend. No one made us go to class nor clean our rooms. Eventually, we developed a routine. Our routine was to skip class, get high or drunk, and last but most importantly, get laid. Honestly, I do not think I attended one class my entire tenure…

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  • Personal Essay: The Father Of My Father

    tell me after he was finished. My feet would dig into the old leather clad cushions as I kneaded the dough around. The sticky mixture clinging more and more to as my small hands. I would rub them together and watched the dough curl up and fall off. Dad would add more flour. This was a repeated cycle. While I played with the dough, dad would be peel the potatoes and add more flour when needed. By the time the dough was ready the potatoes were already in the pot boiling. Dad would give it one…

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  • Mario Fungi Compare And Contrast

    Mario Fungi •Goombas GoombaSM3DWArtwork Description: Goombas have bushy eyebrows and a pair of fangs sprouting from their lower jaw. They never use their fangs, though. They generally tackle or bite an enemy. The Goombas once lived in peace in the Mushroom Kingdom, but they later joined the Koopa Troop. The Goombas are also probably the most common enemy in the entire Mario series, and they are also the weakest. Types of Goombas •Grand Goomba Description: The Grand Goomba is a…

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