When you've chosen a topic, it’s time to ask some questions. Using “popular culture issues” as our general research interest, let’s ask some questions about popular culture issues and video-gaming.
|Possible Topic||Research Question|
|Video games and special education||How can video games be used to help students with non-verbal learning disabilities?|
|The effect of violent video games on behavior||
Does exposure to violent video games desensitize adolescents to committing acts of violence?
|Homophobia and misogyny in video game communities||What are ways in which LGBTQ youth find accepting spaces in online gaming communities?|
|The effect of video games on health and wellbeing||What are the health risks of extended periods of video game playing?|
|Composing music for video games||How have composers adapted to the growing medium of music for video games?|
|Architecture of MMORPGs||How has the growth of player defined worlds changed the architecture of MMORPGs?|
|The role of storytelling in video games||What folklore traditions are present in popular video games?|