This is the main repository of all research and related information on studies regarding the effects of role-playing games. Various additional media and documents related to the role playing gaming research project.
A section for more information about the RPG Research Project itself. This includes papers specifically from the project itself.
Various videos related to role-playing gaming research.
A community-based wiki on the research of role-playing games in all forms.
FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions can be found (and hopefully answered) here. This is open to editing and contribution by the community, as it is wikified.
Find bibliographic lists on specific keywords here. For example "LARP" or "tabletop RPG", that can be very difficult to wade through university & library databases. These lists are amalgamated through the help of volunteers on this website.
Find research documents and other resources sorted by professional discipline (psychology, psychiatry, sociology, recreation therapy, etc.)
Here you will find research documents and other resources sorted by population, disability, etc.
Listings of Tabletop & Live-Action RPG Groups, sorted by various criteria: location, style, etc.
After resolving the many myths and inculcated attitudes about role-playing games and gamers, and then showing people the research supporting the efficacy of using role-playing games to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for a broad range of populations, the next question invariably is, "Okay, how do I get started?". This post will provide you with a possible road map.