Nick Yee
Nick Yee

Nick Yee is a senior research scientist at Ubisoft. He studies the psychology of online games and is the author of The Proteus Paradox.

Future Tense
May 13 2014 12:45 PMThe Surprisingly Unsurprising Reason Why Men Choose Female Avatars in World of Warcraft
Future Tense
Jan. 26 2014 7:14 PMVirtual Worlds Are RealAvatars have consequences offline. No wonder U.S. intelligence agencies are looking into them.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.