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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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@LFeldmanBarrett @crystaldbeasley Agree with all the wisdom of feeling! @justjuliawhelan LOL. I'm so glad I know you🤗 @justjuliawhelan aaaaaaaah!!!!!! this could be an origin story you know. did the fruit fly have superpowers. do you have them now too.EEG tech is amazing, but still too apparently burdensome for pro sports, finds @LemireJoe
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalWow. I have no idea if I could do this! I am intrigued! great thread Body-Language Secrets for your Job Interview Place your hands on the interviewer’s shoulders while extending…
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@tomcoates @tomcoates It's vagus nerve stimulation and not everyone gets it! You are lucky 🤣
This is a great use of gameful design to improve public health!
full house! \o/ @MonicaLewinsky we have an unlucky habit of just missing each other :D I'm still bummed I got zonked in South Afric… @MonicaLewinsky Everyone on the event team here is RAVING about your session!!! @TimOfLegend @Monkey_Pants Hahaha I will let our first born know she will probably be into it @daphne_mir Yay who is your fave kitty I love whiteshadow and lady meowmeow and tubbs @Monkey_Pants Yay. 🤗🤗🤗🤗#GameStruck4 Castle Wolfenstein (Commodore 64), Grim Fandango, Dance Dance Revolution, WoW -- anyone share 1 of the… for RSA keynote... Can't wait to play some first person future games with thousands of genius security gu… paragraph of this terrific Palantir story is absolutely bonkers.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThis is amazing. As a parent in a similar situation I am inspired and humbled and challenged by this essay.
oh my god neko atsume VR looks like literal heaven
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Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @AliOnTheRun1 I admired Claudia the most for her art but related to bossy Kristy 😀 @Katie_Speak @IjeomaOluo Books don't get fact checkers unfortunately.When you share other people's work with enthusiasm and joy, it's a win for everyone. When you share only your own w…
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Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @nicalexiac Oh that article is great! Thank you so much for including me. Is it possible to get the spelling of my… is a bruise, not a tattoo.
@kiyash, @avantgame + @SuperBetter: I believe it! #ASUGSV2018 @asugsvsummit
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So, I’ve been using @avantgame’s @SuperBetter to help me with some anxiety issues. One of today’s quests is to find…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @librarygrrrl @avantgame @SuperBetter That was actually one of the points of the quest. The sharing is contagious.…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @RunnyLani Hooray!!!! What an incredible day I can't believe you braved this weather you are amazing"We’re looking at a fitness tracker hacking a smart speaker, a smart speaker hacking a thermostat, and the thermost…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI can't believe how great Des looks my heart is soaring!!! #BostonMarathon @ameliaboone SAME! @steveschueller @BrazenRacing no lol just watching and empathizing :)Well I'll never complain about racing in the rain again! #BostonMarathon @BrazenRacing
Sunday with our heroes #laika #kubo @PDXArtMuseum hotel room hide and seek and someone decided to give me a little clue
@Klortch ha! we actually made the run ourselves... I wouldn't trust anyone else to pick out my Voodoos :DCan you say party in a hotel room? @Dr_ThomasZ I would like to suggest that NASA consider creating a Chief Citizen Scientist position. It could be a g…
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Retweeted by Jane McGonigal"The problem is not usually the students; it is the system. Change the system in the right ways and many of the pro…
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Oh great the paparazzi are after us may be spending the weekend doing Coraline cosplay with my daughters 😍 is important. I love the way even a few lines of chalk can change a public space and give people permission to…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalDoe's Donuts in Portland!! #vegan first stop from airport naturally'@SuperBetter is at heart a simple and transformative idea: We can use the same psychological strengths we display…
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We're now actively recruiting for our "digital pain reduction kit" program @CedarsSinai. It's a study supported by…
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There is a middle path between A) Handing the world over to billionaires (our current choice) and B) everyone becom…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @juliagalef @ramez @open_phil Not only does this job look super-exciting, this is the single best job description/c…'m always thrilled to see @SuperBetter rolled out across an entire campus! Happy and gameful adventures, everyone!'m having so much fun updating my content and our creative challenges for my next @StanfordCSP weekend workshop "H… anticipated that social networks would become as big and powerful as they have. But many predicted the possi…
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@NerdTheAvenger @guardiannews Have you read the report? It's very thororugh and not scapegoating at all. In fact on… Untreated Depression Changes the Brain Over Time | Psychology Today people asked me what lawmakers should ask Mark Zuckerberg. Here's my answer: Nothing. Instead, they should get…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalPublic goods pay *huge* dividends: A study finds that Roman roads, built thousands of years ago, correlate with gre…
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@PDXArtMuseum Visiting the Laika collection this weekend and can't wait for Laika Sunday! When will the schedule be posted? Thanks :D @botnick @hqtrivia Definitely a signal of the future in which everyone gets paid to play videogames :D @JordanPDunsmore @CatofManyFaces Despite early statements from Blizzard, human involvement in the report system see…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @JordanPDunsmore @CatofManyFaces The League just had to cut another player after multiple accusations of sexual har…
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Retweeted by Jane McGonigalReady players? Not if the game is young men doing real jobs
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