336 – Research Assistant, Persuasive Games

Project Name
Persuasive Games

Project Description
Cognitive dissonance is a state of mental discomfort that arises from conflicting attitudes or beliefs within an individual. Such dissonance motivates the individuals to restore internal consistency by changing their attitude and behavior. Traditionally, dissonance-based interventions are carried out in person and are both time- and resource-intensive, limiting access to this effective attitudinal and behavioral intervention. In this project, we will design a role-playing game, called DELTA-X, to create an immersive virtual environment for inducing cognitive dissonance.

Job Description
The research assistant will develop a role-playing game, based on an existing game DELTA, to induce attitude and behavioral change.

Preferred Skills
– Unity, C/C++
– Experience in game development
– Passion for game design

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