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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.) https://t.co/tN8dShLIIW

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Joined Twitter 1/22/07


I think @DerrenBrown knows how to do this. https://t.co/Mmb9NSzhsy @BernieDeKoven wow!! Amazing congratulationsA practical guide for learning meditation through the art of gaming https://t.co/xMWTHLaf8Z via @qzOur family is doing a 21 day random acts of kindness advent calendar and here is today's secret mission https://t.co/gywIW5M1szthis book is going to help me through today. Thouroughly enjoying this so far! @avantgame https://t.co/QyuSkEFZzO
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12/2
2016
This is important and I couldn't agree more: “It’s Time For a New Kind of Power Fantasy” by @leighalexander https://t.co/9le2j4WtPj27/ If I die today, I will regret nothing. And I want to help other people get to that place. @jackclarkSF @pmcntyr
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal17/ .. while effective, cheap interventions like @SuperBetter by @avantgame that can be administered at low to no cost @jackclarkSF @pmcntyr
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal16/ .. people locked in time with #trauma, suffering and reliving their memories despite amazing treatments uncovered @jackclarkSF @pmcntyr
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal15/ .. there are people who believe they are limited because never learned about #plasticity #growthmindset .. @jackclarkSF @pmcntyr
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @ArgyleGecko thank you and this is great to hear about your successes and creativity in this @watt_j There are several apps out there, including SuperBetter by @avantgame, but just using a google spreadsheet worked best for me
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI owe the motivation/inspiration to change my life in this way to @avantgame who literally wrote the book on gamifying your life
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI hate this annual column, because it makes money leap out of my wallet. Damn you, @NickKristof. https://t.co/aZNQx3ttyL
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalA single dose of magic mushrooms can make people with severe anxiety and depression better for months https://t.co/1Xmzr9gAKt
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12/1
2016
@KazumiZ awwww yayScience: Pluto officially NOT a planet. Science, a few years later: Pluto acting super sad for some reason idk ¯\_(… https://t.co/9H9ihGU9zS
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalIn other words, religion and video games generate the same reward patterns in the brain. Makes sense to me! https://t.co/Gf5sE5dcKoHow To Become A Therapeutic RPG Game Master - https://t.co/NZashNCvd4
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalExcited to share that game changer @avantgame will keynote at MongoDB World, 6/20 - 6/21 in Chicago!… https://t.co/00qq7HghVj
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11/30
2016
@omfgthelife ha ha! Thank you for remembering :)People sharing the attached 1984 meme in 2016 and I'm like, "Pshaw, amateurs." @avantgame ran a project IRL in 2005… https://t.co/vWVN8ak5XE
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11/29
2016
@SpiralChris You have a collaboration with @babette_babich !!? amazing :D I can't wait to see what you two do!This website gives you points for letting it spy on you https://t.co/oGnS356ARbDid you know that Google has created a game out of crowdsourcing their map edits and reviews?… https://t.co/Qj5JVXoHMA
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11/28
2016
If robots can do the job they will. Teach kids to be critical thinkers and what to do when something BREAKS. Follow… https://t.co/cF11B9FmMO
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThe feeling when you realize the robots will steal your job https://t.co/NjlHsItd1y by @denhamsadler
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI can't wait for 2021 https://t.co/23plhVjxX1
11/27
2016
Filling our 2016 Advent calendar with slips of paper printed from this Random Acts of Kindness calendar! https://t.co/aqAUAVCCow @MountainRoche congrats on #quaddipsea! That's incredible. great follow up on your rocky ridge win 👏🏻 hope to share trail w/you again soon! @cccc5 @SouthwestAir @chriscwarner tell Chris happy thanksgiving from me!!! @warandpeace the karate kid!!!!#Westworld fans, great interview by @Annaleen with @avantgame. We should be playing as viewers, not just watching. https://t.co/YuoflSCkqq
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11/26
2016
@manojalpa yay!!!
11/25
2016
Thanksgiving tip. Tell everyone you're unbeatable at Rock Paper Scissors, then when you lose pretend it's your first ever loss, take it hard
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @BevBachel thank you Bec happy thanksgiving!!!told my mom I'd be stuck in NYC for Thanksgiving and then surprised her in Raleigh 😂 moments like these make life w… https://t.co/K1GPXzCq5A
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalStill haven't been discovered https://t.co/Uftf1BwLap
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11/24
2016
@Ari0ck anyone can do it now it took ingenuity to use a track stick lol :)Local Cyclists Trace 50 Mile Turkey-Shaped Route For Some Reason https://t.co/K1kS9MEySs @ArgyleGecko @xacocax I'm SO JEALOUS!!!!!!!!!
11/23
2016
@ArgyleGecko i would literally fly to San Diego just for a donut there and fly back @ArgyleGecko downtown ish?? https://t.co/I2rjhhFIOf @ArgyleGecko if you like vegan donuts be sure to go to Donut Bar! best vegan dessert I ever ate @McBenefit it's 3 timelines actually I think, right? @McBenefit yes! we talk about it!I just won a speaking award for a conference I did not speak at! That's like some kind of next-level mind jedi trick I must have mastered. @Wikisteff @wendyinfutures @AnnaGeeks ha!! what are you thinking about/noticing?This was so much fun! If you are watching Westworld, tell me if you think any of my crazy theories have merit :D https://t.co/MBIKEW2l4iWe used #gamification in #science at The BIG Bell Test and I’d like to share with you the whole process >>… https://t.co/fkx16NACYp
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalJust when you think there's no room for anything new in food, something like this comes out of left field: https://t.co/RXYtuqnMmh
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @emilynussbaum hahaha yes!!!!! Life is short!!!
11/22
2016
augh, i left my hard copy of @meganeabbott's You Will Know Me on the plane. Can anyone with a kindle version lend i… https://t.co/eYDzAOK2CgLet that sink in. https://t.co/ufomXRuVDN
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @dine_and_dash cheering you on Jen!!!How virtual reality could help prosecute Nazi war criminals https://t.co/tnA2XDh1jG
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalHow Pokémon Go violates the original vision for Pokémon (the ethics of geographic disparities) https://t.co/77xJdgSf6X via @FutureTenseNow
11/21
2016
How does the brain react to virtual reality? Completely different pattern of activity in brain https://t.co/yiuvXEF1io @pauspling gorgeous!!
11/20
2016
Missed our Community Conversation with @avantgame? Watch the full video here: https://t.co/aN30OlzR7jhttps://t.co/4XVTHVG3WI
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI am Inspired - It's the constant search for the 'Epic Win' that's kept me playing videogames via rapplerdotcom https://t.co/F0WVNzv6TI
11/19
2016
@ArgyleGecko hopefully we can get out to new years' or new years day for something @ArgyleGecko not sure! taking time off distance running to heal a two-year patellar tendonitis battle :S but we are doing 5K Thanksgiving @ArgyleGecko oh i'll bring you one at the next brazen duh!! :D are you doing a thanksgiving one? we might have the toddlers do the kids runOkay, the books are all claimed and I will email folks shortly to get personalization instructions. <3 @seanianjacobson yes -- i think you got in! @JuanPOrdonez I'm sorry :( it's U.S. only @DanaCoBar I'm sorry it's just too much extra time filling out custom forms and dealing with post office holiday season craziness :(I'm giving away 50 signed and personalized copies of my book SuperBetter, for you or holiday gift giving. Want one?… https://t.co/egDXKf3uda @Mrs_Lafler thank you!
11/18
2016
@feliciaday binge-watching House while I clean my house and I just came across your episode! yay :D I will put down the laundry for this one
11/17
2016
Stunner from @CraigSilverman: Fake news *beat* real news on Facebook over last 3 months of election… https://t.co/tT8n1dhGdz
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @maruduro scroll to the bottom of the blog page https://t.co/EI2oDGXpaY there are 5 pages worth of posts, which you can navigate through
11/16
2016
Vox First Person: What if you got $1,000 a month, just for being alive? I decided to find out. https://t.co/HhYGH3huS9 via @voxdotcom
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @avantgame Hi Jane, I mentioned you in my piece on games with social purpose https://t.co/Wqmoy2TZ22 Thought it might interest you!
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11/15
2016
@thebethlee yes we hope to!! @ashsparkle I wrote a whole book about it! SuperBetterIf 85 people in the next 30 minutes go here + sign in with their Twitter account we'll be at 9000 players today! :) https://t.co/BL49UTJ71x @JosefBlumenfeld @facinghistory and another 50,000 archived!'n
11/14
2016
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