Daniel A. Kaufmann

Welcome to the DrGameology.com!

Everything I do under the Dr. Gameology brand is designed to expand the conversation of video games from a positive psychological perspective. Thank you for joining me on this exciting journey!

Dr. Kaufmann, PHD is an Associate Professor, researcher, licensed counselor, Twitch streamer, and podcaster who focuses on using insights from video games and other fandom properties to aid our mental health journey and discover our strengths. His research on the psychology of player types has been presented internationally, and continues to evolve with each new world players can inhabit across PC’s and consoles. He also continues to share a never-ending analysis on who we become when we play games at fan conventions, in published books, and through collaborations with other professional who share a passion for video games and the messages they offer each of us who play!

Dr. Kaufmann is the host of The Gaming Persona podcast, a show which seeks to share various insights related to psychological connections in the play of video games. He also streams regularly on Twitch as Dr. Gameology, and is on a never-ending quest to discuss mental health and video games to encourage audiences of all types to always remember to Level Up their Mental Health . . . and Continue the Journey