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Metameets09 Rianne Gardien

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Today, 23th of May I am presenting at the metameets 09 conference. My topic is the psychological relation between avatar and creator. This is my presentation.

Today, 23th of May I am presenting at the metameets 09 conference. My topic is the psychological relation between avatar and creator. This is my presentation.

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  • 1. Metameets 2009 22-24 May 2009 The psychologicalconnection -betweenvirtualworlds and reallife.
  • 2. Metameets 2009 22-24 May 2009 The psychologicalconnection -betweenvirtualworlds and reallife. • Whoam I • Types of avatar selfexpression • Identitydevelopment
  • 3. Whoam I Rianne Gardien Rian Hirvi Real Life Secondlife Bachelor student Socializer| firedancer | builder The HagueUniversity MysticAcademy |The Black Spot | [PML] Over 4000 hours | 3 years Over 1500 hours|2 years Socialeducational counselor Inworld
  • 4. Types of avatar selfexpression small psychological distance large appearance different sameperson role play lookingdiffently another person similar a copy …. of itscreator similar different personality
  • 5. small psychological distance large appearance different similar a copy of itscreator similar different personality
  • 6. Avatar as a copy of itscreator SL helpsme to project myrealself and feelingsinto SL, and the otherwayaround as well (Beeflin Grut) SL made itpossiblefor me to test socialinteractions and thingsIwouldn’t do in RL. (FlufFredriksson) I foundthat the soul of me is ok to be, throughbeing me on SL and therefore I amable to touch base with the real me in RL. (AhsanNadezda)
  • 7. small psychological distance large appearance different sameperson lookingdiffently similar similar different
  • 8. Avatar with the samepersonality I got to knowmyselfbetter and felt more confidentbeingmyself. I made a lot of friends, doingwellsocially in SL, meantthat I could do wellsocially in RL. (HokonCazalet) I own a club, owning a club helped me to be more confident and to speak up formyself. Itlearned me to organisebetteraswell.(Alianne75 Barrymore) I had a hard life, SL helped me to explore and realisethat I amnotbroken, thatthings are howthey are and canbegood. I felt more confortable in SL becauseIdon’t have to seepeopleagainwhen I make big mistakes, or I canmutepeoplewhenthey are reallycreepy(CasiopaXue)
  • 9. small psychological distance large appearance different role play another person similar similar different personality
  • 10. Avatar as anotherperson. Usuallythroughroleplay, I don’tlearnanythingparticularly special it’sjust a fantasy, and doesn’t have anyrealapplication RL unlessyoucountacting and writingskills as improving.(SilverGreybeard) I alreadyknowhow I am RL and express myselfhere as well in the samemanner. Creativety opens in mymind and I learn more aboutmycharacter and others. (Shannon Iwish) My experiences in sldon’t have a big influenceonmyrl, it’s more likemyrlaffectsmysl. I use the knowledge I gained in the army to help mycombatstrategizingduringroleplaying. (DariaGuisse)
  • 11. Avatar as anotherperson. I have become more confidentso I guessshe has pulled out some of myconfidence. (DariaGuisse) The personalgrowth I get is from a goodfriendship. When I portrait a different character I learn more aboutmyself.(Shannon Iwish)
  • 12. Identitydevelopment Lookingglassself, A persondefinesitselfthroughthe social mirror. (Cooly 1902 &Mead 1934)
  • 13. Lookingglassself What does oursocial mirror look like. Real Life Secondlife Family Avatars and theircreators Peers Limitedspace World wide Smallvariety of cultures Biggervariety of cultures Famely, agedoesntmatter Feweragebasednetworks Peers, mainlysameage Itcanbe hard to get in touch Easier to makenewfriends withpeople Networks and groups are Socialnetworks are visible and lessvisiblewichmakesit harder to easierto joinorleave find and jointhem
  • 14. Lookingglassself SpecificallySL has made myrelationships in RL deeper and more adventurous, loving more peoplemeansgetting close to and understanding more people, so I canunderstand more aboutpeople in generalincludingthose close to me in RL and myself. (Beeflin Grut) SL helped me to meet manypeoplefrom all around the world and broadenmypersonal goals and horizonsbecause of thosefriendships. (CasiopaXue)
  • 15. Metameets 2009 22-24 May 2009 The psychologicalconnection -betweenvirtualworlds and reallife. Rianne Gardien | Rian Hirvi

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