Games, Cognition, and Emotion

University of Hamburg, 5-6 July 2013

Keynote Speakers


Panel I Games and Cognition
Torben Grodal, University of Kopenhagen

Torben Grodal is professor of film studies at the University of Copenhagen. His books include Moving Pictures: A New Theory of Film Genres, Feelings and Cognition (1997) and Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film (2009).


Panel II-III Games and Emotion
Bernard Perron, University of Montréal

Bernard Perron is professor of cinema studies at the University of Montréal. He is the author of Silent Hill: The Terror Engine (2012), co-editor of The Video Game Theory Reader 1 (2003) and 2 (2009), as well as editor of Horror Video Games: Essays on the Fusion of Fear and Play (2009).


Panel IV Games and Effects
Christoph Klimmt, Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media

Christoph Klimmt is professor for mass communication at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. His work includes Playing Computer Games as Action: Dimensions and Determinants of the Experience of Interactive Entertainment (2006) as well as research on use and effects of video games.