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Session Name The Science Behind Shaping Player Behavior in Online Games
Speaker(s) Jeffrey Lin
Company Name(s) Riot Games
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Overview The player behavior team at Riot uses science to understand toxic player behavior. During this session, Jeffrey "Dr. Lyte" Lin discusses what Riot's statisticians, scientists, and developers are doing with the latest research in behavioral, social, and cognitive psychology to solve one of the biggest problems in online gaming today. From the player-driven Tribunal to the Honor Initiative, Jeff Lin talks about how science can reform toxic players, and reinforce positive player behavior.

GDC 2013

Jeffrey Lin

Riot Games

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