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Flourishing

The concept flourishing is based on optimal human functioning. It incorporates several constructs from the field of positive psychology. In contrast to the commonly used hedonic approach of subjective well-being, flourishing is based on the eudaimonic approach of psychological well-being … Continue reading

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Games for Health

Health science has been embracing gaming as a meaningful way to communicate, educate, and as a mechanism to deliver treatment [1,2]. There has been a growing interest in both serious games for health and gamified health interventions [3], especially those … Continue reading

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Before the paper Effect of a Health Game Prompt

There are two stories here. One is the story of the content of the paper and this is pretty straight forward. It started reading a paper and wondering about something: “…reading the work of Brooks, it seemed to me that … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation thinking for games in health

Designing and researching games in health has underlayers of models we (unwittingly) hold on what rehabilitation should be  – and held within this our concepts of disability – driving our design decisions or the questions we ask. Rehabilitation: all measures … Continue reading

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7 ways games reward the brain: Chatfield TED talk

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