Ryan PorterN Nasseem Psych 516 September 2019Exercise #2 ResponseThe scholarly journal I chose to read was titled “Men’s Harassment Behavior in Online Video Games: Personality Traits and Game Factors,” by Wai Yen Tang and Jesse Fox. The article focuses on the psychological phenomena at play when males who play video games verbally harass other players, both sexual or general threats, as well as discussing the many possible causes of these behaviors plaguing the video gaming world.“In this study, we sought todetermine what personality traits and game-related variables predicted two types of online aggression in videogames: general harassment (e.g., skill-based taunting, insulting others' intelligence) and sexual harassment (e.g., sexist comments, rape threats). Men who play online videogames(N = 425) participated in an anonymous online survey.” (Tang & Fox, 2016) The duo’s survey concluded that hostile sexism and social dominance orientation were the most associated traits with sexual harassment. General harassment shared these same common
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