Open Access Honors Program Thesis
It is the purpose of this review to examine the results concerning social development in the context of cooperative and competitive games. First, research supporting the use of cooperative games will be discussed, including studies that have findings relating to aggression, and then research supporting the use of competitive games will be discussed. A personal position statement on the value of cooperative and competitive games for social development will be presented as well.
Year of Submission
Department of Psychology
University Honors Designation
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation University Honors
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©2006 Courtney J. Darby
Darby, Courtney J., "Cooperative and Competitive Games: An Examination of the Effects of Goal Structures on Social Development" (2006). Honors Program Theses. 722.