$100,000 to Study World of Warcraft!

Here is an interesting item from the Chronicle of Higher Education about a univerity professor getting a $100,000 grant to study differences in Chinese and US World of Warcraft players. It is interesting on two levels.

First,.........$100,000 to study World of Warcraft?????

Second, read the carping after the item from researchers who have trouble getting grants for their own efforts.


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Leland serves as Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of...
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