Game Designer’s Workshop: Designing Games in the Era of Realism and Genre Fiction

July 1, 2016

We live in a time when our movie and game culture is full of fantastic imagery yet we are at the height of scientific achievement. What does it mean to create games in a time of scientific Realism? This episode will explore what Realism is and what “Genre Fiction” is and how it affects what we do as game designers. The episode will also take a look at what some of the more creative writers trafficking in Realism have said about their own creativity.

Contributor: John Conway

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Practical Functions of Psychology - Creativity

June 17, 2016

This podcast focuses on person-centered creativity. It discusses three areas of creativity as well as personality characteristics related to creativity. The goal of this podcast is to aid students in understanding and identifying areas of creativity and ways that they can improve their own creativity.

Contributor: Kelle Daniels

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Practical Functions of Psychology - An Introduction

June 10, 2016

This podcast is an introduction to the many uses that the world of psychology has in our daily lives. Psychology is the study of human behavior. It is apparent in our social, academic, and professional lives as well as useful in understanding information that is happening in our world. In this series of podcasts, different areas of psychology will be introduced and applied to our everyday lives. This specific podcast will briefly discuss the history of psychology and how it developed into an applied science using practical examples such as memory and creativity.

Contributor: Kelle Daniels

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