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Jane McGonigal @avantgame San Francisco

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

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@DogaMakiura 20 steps! NiceThis is the best restaurant spiciness scale ever
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalthis is a must play: the guggenheim museum is running a futures market/online game. make your predictions now! of us have the ability to time-travel… Into the Future, at a speed of 60 minutes per hour. Take yourself wherever you wish.
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@vmedium that's because it is one word SuperBetter!
@LastNightAndrew @tiedtiger I LOVE CANNED JELLIED CRANBERRY and am not ashamed we are having it this year :)@tiedtiger fun!!! I want to hear your menu when you decide :)@MrsReadout nice!! I can't remember what we called them. I have to ask my parents :) Hot apples?@GlennF ha ha @kiyash exclaims "THAT SOUNDS DELICIOUS!!" "CAN we add cheddar cheese to our shopping list" hahaha@ConradZimmerman that's awesome!!!Planning Thanksgiving dinner and just curious, did anyone else eat hot apple pie filling as a side (NOT as a dessert) growing up?The littlest nope ever
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSix commercial video games documented to improve everyday problem solving skills is a force for good indeed :)
From #RealityIsBroken to #SuperBetter explained in a Rumi poem we see people behaving in a loving manner, we gain confidence in our future.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@mtamaoki @kellymcgonigal @itoi_shigesato it's like a puppy potato!SNOWED WEATER have began, but dog not worry: still can pet.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal"threes company" WHY? Three dog is better tha n one.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWhy yes I did go shopping in Harajuku last week why do you ask #SuperBetter with @avantgame and the #BookoftheDay, Super Better by Jane McGonigal
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@pgeuder half right! Lisbon and Moscow. Several trips to Vienna! How about you?@Avatrix well technically London Copenhagen or Tokyo but since they are there I decided Melbourne :)@akalious I decided Melbourne for that!I have flown into 21 out of 23 of these cities on the bag I just bought in Tokyo for my 34 souvenirs. Now I'm proud! @RickSteves yes, superbetter!@jaclynsmith345 now that's very awesome :) @elanlee@parvatishallow that sounds fascinating!!@davehogg TWIN HANGUPS!!! :)@davehogg also random fact: I basically never like compared/contrasted to my twin ever Stems from years of being the "fill in the blank" one@davehogg photos misleading I was just hamming for the cameraI like this study: "the sturdiest legs a decade ago showed the least fall-off in thinking skills":
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWhy this neuroscientist captured an MRI of a mother and child via SmithsonianMag@Kiyash I'll be back to help with this in 12 hours !!! you did it!! Successful tour complete!! owl cafe.... The best cafe. for everyone! (This is Sweet Potato with @avantgame and Charles with me)
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@thatmarkgilroy @acockroft @ChangeContinuum thank you!!! :)
@nochturnal84 thank you!! ^_^love it!! tf did she get ahold of a squirrel?! 😂💀😭
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThe architecture of one human brain would require a zettabyte of capacity. Full simulation of a human brain by 2023.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSo honored to spend time with @DogaMakiura today! 😄Vegan food in Tokyo is awesome and everywhere :)
@davehogg hahaha@dine_and_dash yay!! Enjoy!! Eat!!!@davehogg you're awesome@hondanhon hahahahaha hasMe, @avantgame, & a gorilla in the offices of Tokyo’s design firm
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalNews from the McGonigal twins tour :(Just finished probably last run I get to do on this trip! Run photos are best souvenirs thank you! ❤️Supertwins, superpowers combine!!! \o/ \o/ @kellymcgonigal Yay! Thank you! The woman makes the piece & you make our pieces shine. Can't wait to see how you #OwnYourMoment. #gratitude
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalGiving a joint keynote with @kellymcgonigal at Tokyo Work Design Week, she is rocking it! for my interview with Vogue Japan! 😲 wearing @projectgravitas my new favorite fashion house@JustinGuarini thanks for the follow and the faves, I'm a fan! So fun to see your name pop up in my timeline :)Another 6-mile run in the books for my Tokyo trip 💪🏻
@kellymcgonigal @avantgame I think you're both technically in this picture!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@sleepyjoshua @kellymcgonigal AWESOME!!!!!!! :)@ericdaily yeah!!!
@nabeel close, but that's not me. :) try @kellymcgonigal #TheOtherMcGonigalI JUST RAN 6 MILES IN TOKYO!! I am so proud I navigated myself all the way through Ginza to Imperial Palace and ran with the locals :)
more gaming @avantgame A radical new approach to stroke rehab using video games and robots on @blamlab @NewYorker
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalGetting ready to board flight to Tokyo -- first time ever, @avantgame & I will be there together!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@keithburgun I call BS! You can absolutely be good at CC. I challenge that author to try pick any level + try to beat me head to head@akalious I hope your headache feels super super super better soon!!I'm so impressed with Japan Airlines' in-flight wifi! over the ocean! amazing times we live in.@Mrs_Coups that's awesome!! thank you for being everyone's spontaneous ally :)Midnight flight to Tokyo!!! Owl Cafe and Sanrio world flagship here I come 😂
That amazing feeling when your 11th mile (last mile) is your fastest!
@sNuMn ah! lol!!! perfect@jobgrrl it's my fave board game alongside pandemic!The fun of betraying your friends—in a great board game: via @slateI know what you're wondering: Was this email I received yesterday from the real @drake?! #Mystery
@BryanJCollins tweet it at me!We're giving away copies of #SuperBetter by @avantgame with SIGNED bookplates! Follow @penguinpress RT to win
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@ Ted_TOEIC Definitely !! and thank you@Ted_TOEIC I don't know what she said! what did she say? :)@davidkwong lol :)@Wolfstrong95 awesome!!Can anyone tell me what the bottom half of the cover of SuperBetter the Japanese translation says?? nice. my main goal besides the book tour stuff is to visit an Owl Cafe and go running around the Imperial Palace :)oh awesome my geeky/science-obsessed podcast with Penn creativity and psychology researcher @sbkaufman is live! ooooooooh :( I fly back on the 21st. that would have been epic. what are you up to there?@RaySolis @amazonbooks yes! there is!aah, all the feelings!! Get up and help someone. (Also: It's going to be okay.) The Oatmeal via @Oatmeal@huedoku @iftf @IFtft perfect!@huedoku @iftf @IFtft I will leave you a copy at the front desk, just ask for it! Who should i sign it to? :)This is one of my all-time favorite fonts. If you are looking for a lovely font: good day today to wear that "it's science, bitches!" T-shirt 😋 do you need another copy? If you are in Palo Alto you could stop by @iftf and pick one up!Whoever is on ua6348 from SFO to YYC in seat 37b, I accidentally left #SuperBetter, please enjoy, it's great @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@tinotchka yes! Identical twins@TheGernertCo awesome!! You are way better than I am at playing I spy game :) thanks for this good news!SuperBetter is one of Amazon's 100 Best Books of the Year! (It's #5 on their best Science books) i may be blind but I don't spy SuperBetter :)
@arielwaldman @mattb @russelldavies @atduskgreg omg awesome
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