Tag Archives: motivation

Keep your arousal high

We often think of the responses of our body and our emotional state as linked to our performance. “My heart is racing. I am terribly nervous because I am no good at…..”. However, this is not necessarily a valid conclusion. … Continue reading




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Dopamine Jackpot! by Sapolsky

Sapolsky explaining why we respond so strongly to to ‘what if’ and ‘maybe’. Part of the motivation power in gaming comes from the effect of ‘maybe’ on the dopamine system. Give chance a chance.




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Workshop Spelenderwijs 6 oktober

6 oktober 2015, 10:00 – 16:30 uur, Amsterdam Interesse in gamification? Staat u op het punt om spel serieus te gaan gebruiken? Tijdens deze workshop krijgt u een inleiding in de wereld van doelmatig spelen. U gaat naar huis met … Continue reading




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7 ways games reward the brain: Chatfield TED talk




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Gamification TEDx Catherine Aurelio

Nice talk with some examples of gamification and a handy overview matrix. Doesnt go deep into the psychology or the game elements but paints a good first picture. Catherine Aurelio is obviously excited about the possibilties of this ‘new manipulation … Continue reading




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