Tag Archives: HEALTH

Resources: Games for health and education

The Center for Digital Games Research holds the searchable Health Games Database where you can find “hundreds of Games, Publications, Resources, Organizations, and Events – all focused on the use of digital games for health and health care.” It looks … Continue reading

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So you think you can…

Self-efficacy, health and reappraisal Self-efficacy has proven to be an important concept in the chase of understanding and predicting what we do, and what we don’t. Bandura (1994, p.1) defines perceived self-efficacy as “… people’s beliefs about their capabilities to … Continue reading

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Recipe for Serious Gaming (in health care)

“You can only develop successfully when you have good partnerships with people that are experts in their field” says dr. Alma Schaafsel at the symposium Games in Healthcare: hype or hope? This may sound like the ever stated obvious but … Continue reading

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