Tag Archives: Gaming

Battling Postpartum Depression with an iPhone – SlashGear

Battling Postpartum Depression with an iPhone. This week begins Apple's latest "World Gallery of photography", an ad campaign that, amongst others, will spotlight entrepreneur and mother Erin Brooks' photographs on a …

Video games are pretty lazy in their portrayal of PTSD – Engadget

It's reported that one in three troops returning home from war are being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress symptoms. If you look at video games, those numbers are probably exponentially higher considering the events …

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life | Talk Video | TED.com

When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how to get better. She dove into the scientific research and created the healing game, SuperBetter. In this moving talk, McGonigal explains how a game can boost resilience — and promises to add 7.5 minutes […]