UL lecturer makes Pac-Man discovery

7th April, 2019

A study by a lecturer at the University of Limerick (UL) has revealed that the classic arcade game Pac-Man can provide insights into human behaviour and psychology.

The research by Dr Jason Power, a lecturer at UL’s School of Education, examined the impact of a person’s belief about their own capabilities and how this influences their performance by using the video game to look at daily behaviour.

“Pac-Man’s difficulty slowly ramps...

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