Lucas and Sherry, Sex Differences in Video Game Play

001 rated by young men m 429 sd 173 the difference

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Unformatted text preview: 2 4.24 4.15 4.03 3.87 4.29 d 0.46 0.70 0.62 0.65 0.80 1.24 Partial .13* .19* .22* .15* .17* .35* 2 4.49 3.70 3.51 3.46 3.22 3.17 Note. Partial is the result of ANCOVA (2, 531) with hours of game play per week as the covariate. *Mean differences between men and women were significantly different (p < .001). rated by young men (M = 4.29, SD = 1.73). The difference was significant, t(439.71) = 13.96, p < .001, and the effect size was large, d = 1.24. Because male player's means for all gratifications are higher than female player's and male players play significantly more hours per week than female players, there was the possibility that gratifications were confounded with amount of game playing. Therefore, we ran an ANCOVA test with total number of hours of game play per week entered as a covariate. The difference in social interaction gratification remained significant, F(2, 531) = 142.30, p < .001, and large, partial 2 = .35, though the difference between means decreased (female adjusted M = 2.49, male adjusted M...
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