Online Gaming and Emotional Intelligence
Videogames allow people to รีวิว คาสิโนออนไลน์เว็บตรง ของไทย experience a broad range of emotions that increase their thought-action repertoire. This expands their ability to manage and regulate their emotions, and is important for a person’s well-being. However, it is important to note that these positive emotions are often balanced by negative emotions such as frustration, anxiety and sadness. Thus, the role of videogames is more complex than simply entertainment, and they must be considered as therapeutic tools for improving a person’s emotional intelligence (EI).
Emotional smart individuals have higher self-perceptions of their emotion regulation abilities and tend to exhibit adaptive rather than maladaptive coping with stress and distress. Consequently, they are less likely to engage in problematic gaming behavior. However, few studies have investigated the relationship between trait EI and Internet gaming disorder (IGD). Furthermore, those that did have cross-sectional data.
Breaking Boundaries: The Rise and Impact of Cross-Platform Online Gaming
The aim of this study was to investigate the longitudinal effect of trait EI on IGD symptoms using a sample of adolescents/students with high or low EI. Results showed that high EI was associated with lower IGD symptoms a year later, and a decrease in depressive symptoms and coping flexibility mediated the relationship.
In addition, the authors found that high EI was associated with better friendship formation in a socially mediated virtual environment and that this was mainly due to high levels of responsibility. This suggests that ES-characteristics are an important determinant of the relationship between EI and IGD, and it is worth investigating whether this inverse relationship holds in clinical populations.