How Bad Data Have Given Video Games a Bad Rap (and How To Read Beyond the Headlines)

11/29/17 Kelli Dunlap, PsyD

I’m a psychologist, game designer, and researcher studying how people interact with games and how games impact players. I also make games that explore mental health issues and analyze how mental health is represented in games. I love talking about the psychological complexities of designing games and how games can be used to help us […]

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We Can’t Design Games for Teens Without This

11/1/17 Susan Rivers & Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann

iThrive Games and EdTogether are co-designers and co-facilitators of Game Design Studio, a special game-based social and emotional learning program for teens. In this post, you’ll learn: what teens in Game Design Studio have said really matters to them; the goals and structure of the program; its key features; and a primary takeaway from our […]

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