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Children face social pressures to spend money in games, study suggests

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Children face social pressures to spend money in games, study suggests - Eurogamer.net

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The study, commissioned by the Norwegian government's Ministry of Children and Family Affairs, was conducted by researchers Clara Julia Reich and Kamilla Knutsen Steinnes at Oslo Metropolitan University's National Institute for Consumer Research.

A study conducted by Norwegian researchers has suggested children feel increasing social pressure to spend money in games.

An overview of the two resulting reports, originally written in Norwegian, by ScienceNorway.no reveals children the pair spoke to worried about being bullied and being unable to make friends unless they spent money to buy cosmetic items (thanks, Crossplay).


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Date Published: 28 Feb, 2024 (1 months ago)

Publish Time: 12:22 (GMT +8:00)

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