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Jane McGonigal @avantgame San Francisco-ish

*The opposite of play isn't work. It's depression.* Get my latest NYT bestseller SUPERBETTER! (it's powered by the science of games.)

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Joined Twitter 1/22/07

A Football Coach’s Struggle With C.T.E. — and a Guilty Conscience @Stareagle also you would appreciate this Steve Kerr just walked by our house and his dog peed in our yard that's seven years good luck!? @Stareagle I hear there's an opening for a #1 seed lol @Stareagle @Stareagle It's a sacred day in our house 😂Feeling good: I accurately predicted the women's #1 in the world would lose in the first round #frenchopen. even be… Roland Garros day! Dressed up for day one of the French Open 🎾🏆☀️
@waxpancake OMG!!!! I only have like 6. THIS IS AMAZING!!!!!Why is Game Based Learning so Hard for Schools? Check out this article from @weisburghm to find out!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSomething lovely (and poignant) to read if you are exhausted by tragedy. "After 54 Years, We Fell in Love."’s like “you need to make a difference” and I’m like “I traveled here from the future and am forbidden from altering the timeline”
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal1. In wake of awful double murder by well-known white supremacist in Portland, a few musings about who we find dangerous.
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Study Update: We've now enrolled 84 pts in our #mHealth study to predict heart attacks using #Fitbit, @AliveCor, PR…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @publicbydesign Email me!Enjoying my run and planning a big creative project with @iftf Never more creative than while running!!
@kwerb what hype? (LOL. JK) @CHICKENDINOSAUR @avantgame I have one sorta like that. It opens the door at 37 rue de la Bûcherie, in Paris. Shake…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @CHICKENDINOSAUR That photo makes it look even more fun :)My old school augmented reality game, the latchkey project! is turning into a bit of a nail biter! (Literally. I am chewing my fingers right now.) know what? I FREAKING LOVE THIS SPEECH. #UBI + epic challenges for all! Mark Zuckerberg’s commencement speech THEY PLAYED THE GAME - Students following Bangor University's Behavioural Psychology course ... via @MailOnlineStop the presses. Mark Zuckerberg just called for universal #basicincome during his Harvard commencement speech!…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThe computer-generated posts in the Subreddit Simulator are getting very close to creating stories I would read.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @mjandersen fantastic! @megging Sounds hard to me :) @Mark_Gough @Greenhouse_PR Thank you so much Mark!!Find out what life changing book I would suggest @Greenhouse_PR @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @megging The hard part is the fun part!!! @lalabarnett Awww!!!It's a dreary day in NYC and I'm finding the most invigorating pick-me-up is reading through @avantgame tweets. #positivity
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@JohnMCochran always in the middle of a spicy survivor love story!!! Great to see you on the finale tonight :) @_lilchen @TeenVogue BrilliantMontana has Election Day registration, so if anyone there is not registered yet you can still come out tomorrow & make your voices heard
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThinking about how we think about the future. Brain teasing perspective from @avantgame in @FutureTenseNow.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal"How to think like a futurist" - register now for my summer course, Monday nights, 6 weeks, in Palo Alto, CA! is open for my Stanford University continuing studies class! Open to the public, taught on campus
Well this is absolutely fascinating! "the absolute fastest way to complete a task or reach an objective is to reali… @rgeorgek42 tagging location as "Gates of Hell" = epic day :).@avantgame's shoes are #superbetter looking forward to her talk at #playingwithreality
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FB won’t comment whether they’ll use brain interface for ads, I talked to neuroethicists who explain why that’s bad
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalRegistration for @avantgame's class at Stanford, "How to Think Like a Futurist," is now open!…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalPowerful habits for imagining + creating the future: + Predicting the past + Remembering the future + Hard empathy…
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@CHICKENDINOSAUR Just come! I'm sure some people who rsvp'd yes won't come
This Robot Can Complete a 2-Hour Brain Surgery Procedure in Just 2.5 Minutes
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @Stareagle @Spacekatgal Loooooove it :) @nireyal The future is the next big thing :) @Stareagle @Spacekatgal The orange one which one is that? :)How the common-sense advice to "think happy thoughts" when you're stressed actually works in your brain and body
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalFirst learned abt power-ups in book by @avantgame, SuperBetter. Highly suggest it for all educators! #edcamppswa #WAteachlead @SuperBetter
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalPower-ups--simple, positive actions you can take to feel better. What power-ups do your Ss activate? #edcamppswa #WAteachlead @SuperBetter
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal25 Examples of A.I. That Will Seem Normal in 2027
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @GeekGameFest @RadioKawa @Lazarrre @Emeklaus @AntoninCongy @InkSHD J'ai ramené quelques exemples d'ouvrages de game…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWhy VR Will Never Be a Mainstream Entertainment Platform
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What The Psychology of Video Games Can Teach You About Product Engagement
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI didn't run in high school or college, but this still brought me to tears. An important piece by @laurenfleshman t…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @cascio damn 😭 A Basic Income? Apply To Be In This Documentary
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @emilynussbaum They will be pro union as a result which is a++++++ @emilynussbaum Oh wait it is actually wonderful and amazing you will be pleasantly surprised. @emilynussbaum It's a fine life carrying the banner! @JYSexton"@Google isn’t shy when it comes to virtual reality’s shortcomings." #io17
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI can't decide between Stanky Bean and Bank Butt @kellymcgonigal a worthy goal!
@Stepto @ImSarahRice Lol!!! @LionsRoar @avantgame You can meditate every day and take action everyday as well. They're not opposites.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal“How do I know when to meditate and when to take action?”
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalLol... mtv's the challenge, I'm doomed unless @ImSarahRice is on my rescue season @realityblurred Yeah! we were trying to figure out if we could get to a point where EVERYONE had immunity. So close!!!! @realityblurred not SUPER likely but interesting that the game got to the point where there are five immunities in play with 6 left @realityblurred Sarah has to use hers, Troyzan could use his, Tai could use 1 + give someone 1, and someone else wins immunity challenge. @realityblurred Just did the math: Next tribal, you could have all but one player wearing an immunity idol, only 1 person eligible for votesPlease read this if you or a loved one has ever thought about self-harm, or if you might ever, so basically, please… timely #ThursdayThoughts
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalA healthy democracy requires citizens who appreciate and understand invisible systems, @debcha says found that wishing you had more self-control is enough to diminish the self-control you do have
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalIs gaming a waste of time? Or does it depend on how you use time? Thoughts from @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @futuretester @dorianwarren @NewAmerica What a worthy mission for futurists!!