Extremism in Gaming Communities (with Rachel Kowert)

Gaming communities can be a lovely place of bonding and encouragement. However, and in no contradiction to the former, they can also be excluding, pervaded by extremism, and profoundly hostile towards anything ‘different’. Why is that so and what can we do about it? – Those are the questions we ask Dr. Rachel Kowert, renowned research psychologist, best selling author, and research director of Take This.


Not just a game: Identity fusion and extremism in gaming cultures (Rachel Kowert, Alexi Martel, and William B. Swann)

Rachel’s website: rkowert.com

Rachel’s YouTube channel: Psychgeist

Rachel on Twitter: @DrKowert

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