Matias Kivikangas

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoctoral Researcher
E704 Dept. Information and Service Management
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Psychophysiology, Psychology, Videogames, Emotions, Social interaction and emotion, EMOID, Politics, Psychology of morality, Experimental psychology


Moral Foundations and Political Orientation

Matias Kivikangas, Belén Fernández-Castilla, Simo Järvelä, Niklas Ravaja, Jan-Erik Lönnqvist 2021

Neural Network Based Facial Expression Analysis of Game Events: A Cautionary Tale

Shaghayegh Roohi, Jari Takatalo, Matias Kivikangas, Perttu Hämäläinen 2018 Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play

Why do players buy in-game content? An empirical study on concrete purchase motivations

Juho Hamari, Kati Alha, Simo Järvelä, Matias Kivikangas, Jonna Koivisto, Janne Paavilainen 2017

Stimulus games

Simo Järvelä, Inger Ekman, J. Matias Kivikangas, Niklas Ravaja 2015 Game Research Methods: An Overview

Experience assessment and design in the analysis of gameplay

Benjamin Cowley, Ilkka Kosunen, Petri Lankoski, J.Matias Kivikangas, Simo Järvelä, Inger Ekman, Jaakko Kemppainen, Niklas Ravaja 2014

A practical guide to using digital games as an experiment stimulus

Simo Järvelä, Inger Ekman, Matias Kivikangas, Niklas Ravaja 2014

Physiological linkage of dyadic gaming experience

Simo Järvelä, Matias Kivikangas, Jari Kätsyri, Niklas Ravaja 2014

Gender differences in emotional responses to cooperative and competitive game play

J.Matias Kivikangas, Jari Kätsyri, Simo Järvelä, Niklas Ravaja 2014

Media experience as a predictor of future news reading

Simo Järvelä, J.Matias Kivikangas, Timo Saari, Niklas Ravaja 2013