Category: Psychology

Deep: a video game for calm, deep breathing

“New methods for treating anxiety, trauma and mental illness are emerging at the intersection of games and therapy.” – Laura
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Top Free-to-Play Monetization Tricks

The Coercive Monetization Model: how to extract money from Free-to-play gamers: A coercive monetization model depends on the ability to
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Will Wright on video game addiction

“Every form of media in some sense has [an] ability to displace people in their imagination into some other place
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William Gibson on videogames

“It seemed to me that what [players] wanted was to be inside the games, within the notional space of the
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Anxiety Therapy and Video Games

“A team of students and faculty from Rochester Institute of Technology and St. John Fisher College is designing and building
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Persuasive Games

Over at Institute for the Future, Mathias Crawford recently published a thoughtful essay on how games persuade us to change
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Behaviorist Game Design

Dan Lawrence recently posted a thoughtful essay about ethics, psychology, and game design: It seems to me that the very
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