Dr Andrew Przybylski

 Dr Andrew Przybylski

Andrew Przybylski applies psychological models and motivational theory to study how people interact with virtual environments including video games and social media.

Email: andy.przybylski@oii.ox.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1865 287230


Andrew Przybylski is an experimental psychologist based at the Oxford Internet Institute. Since 2005 his research has focused on applying motivational theory to understand the universal aspects of video games and social media that draw people in, the role of game structure and content on human aggression, and the factors that lead to successful versus unsuccessful self-regulation of gaming contexts and social media use.

Research interests

psychology, human motivation, video games, virtual environments

Positions held at the OII

  • Research Fellow, September 2013 -





Courses taught at the OII