The next time someone says there’s no future in playing video games, you can point them here. Twitch.TV awarded five $10,000 scholarships to students after receiving hundreds of applications for their scholarship program, announced in June. One of the winners is Kelli Dunlap, a 26-year-old doctoral candidate at the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C. If it seems difficult for a graduate student to balance studies and a gaming lifestyle, it helps that Dunlap’s thesis is about intense gaming — specifically, its effect on people’s health and well-being. Read the full story at Mashable.
‘Halo’ Player Wins $10,000 Scholarship to Study Game Psych
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).