Published On: Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016

Pokemon Go shows your inner nature



A new research study has found that if you enjoy playing Pokemon Go and catching imaginary creatures then you perhaps stating your inner hunting nature. Hunting has played a great job in human history; assisting humans survive and inhabit the globe.

Vladimir Dinets, from the University of Tennessee in the US, desired to discover whether we have an innate hunting nature, such as dogs, cats, and other predators.

Dinets employed himself as a case study to show that as a minimum a few humans do have a hunting nature or, much exactly, an innate interest in the result and catching prey. Dinets told “It is possible that we all have the hunting instinct, but it has never been proven,”

To search this query, Dinets searched to his own childhood. He noted his interest in wild animals or the natural world back to the age of three.

Dinets stated that his father, a chemist, as well had a lifetime hobby of pursuing, catching and studying unusual butterflies. Dinets further added that “The latest volatile fame of the Pokemon Go game, which permits players to hunt for virtual animals crosswise a real terrain, illustrates how addictive these proxies can be and how various people can take pleasure in hunting-like behavior regardless of being city dwellers totally isolated from natural environments,”

He continued “The take-home message of the research study is that we have greedy instincts and have to be conscious of them. But this doesn’t illustrate that we have to be genuine predators; in its place, we can pursue these instincts in more intelligent ways,”

Dinets stated that organizing studies on oneself have been significant in the chronology of science, much eminent with infectious disease research.

He added “To demonstrate this type of theory, you don’t need a big sample size; you require only one well-documented case,” he told “at the present time people frequently use it to shun going through multifarious consent applications and legal issues with studies on human subjects,” The research study was presented in the journal Humanimalia.

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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