[Inews 24 Reporter Moon Young-soo] The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister Park Bo-kyun) and the Korea Creative Content Agency (President Cho Hyeon-rae) will hold a ‘Game User Panel/Clinical Medicine Research Results Presentation’ on the 15th at 1:30 pm at the CKL Business Support Center 11, Jung-gu, Seoul. It will be held in the conference hall on the first floor.

This research presentation presented the results of the ‘Game User Panel Study’ and the ‘Game User Clinical Medicine Cohort Study’, which attempted longitudinal investigation and observation, raising questions about the existing game user research frame centered on game over-immersion, addiction, and side effects. do. Then, experts from academia, medical circles, and institutions will attend to discuss the positive effects of game use and the feasibility of listing the game use disorder disease code by the WHO.

The first presentation will be ‘2020-2021 Game User Panel Study’ and will be led by Professor Moonseok Cho of the Department of Public Administration at Hansung University. The study will be conducted for a total of five years (2020-2024), and this result presentation will deal with the research results on the change in game behavior types and behavioral characteristics of game users who participated in the first and second years of the study.

In addition to game behavior types, this study also analyzes game behavior characteristics of game users, games and social relationships, games and consumption, game users’ psychology, games and learning, and games and culture.

Next, Professor Han Duk-hyun of the Department of Psychiatry at Chung-Ang University will present the results of the ‘2020-2021 Game User Clinical Medicine Cohort Study’. For this study, brain MRI (structural and functional abnormalities), intelligence tests, interviews, self-report questionnaires, etc. were conducted and analyzed for about 100 adult (university student) game users and middle and high school game users over 2 years. did.

Afterwards, the general discussion included ▲Professor Jeongmin Kwon (Seoul National University of Education) ▲Professor Yujin Jang (Chungbuk National University) ▲Senior Research Fellow Jang Geun-Young (Korea Youth Policy Institute) ▲Director Jang-Joo Lee (Irak Digital Research Institute) ▲Hyun-Soo Keum Senior Researcher (Industrial Policy Team, Korea Creative Content Agency) After this, advice on the research direction and response to disease code issues will be discussed.

Cho Hyun-rae, president of the Korea Creative Content Agency, said, I hope that it will be a place where people can pay attention to the positive effects of games through the presentation of research results related to game use and discussions with experts from all walks of life. said

On the other hand, anyone who wants to attend the research results presentation can attend on-site. The 2021 game user panel research report will be published on July 20th. The 2021 game user clinical medicine cohort study report can be found on the website of the Korea Creative Content Agency.