Game of Life: Health “Gamification”

The Health Industry is always looking at new ways to motivate us to live a healthier lifestyle.

Game design concepts or ‘gamification‘ is increasingly used to influence our behaviour including our decisions regarding our health. Continue reading Game of Life: Health “Gamification”

Game Speak: How to use gaming terminology to talk to teens

"Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child." - Ron Wild

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Epic Wins: How YOUR favourite game can help you today

“Are you a gamer?”

As a doctor specialising in Internet Gaming Disorders, this is a common question I get asked. Continue reading Epic Wins: How YOUR favourite game can help you today

Book Review: “In Play: Tales of the Gaming Netherworld” by Neils Clark 2014

Neils Clark has been researching videogames for over a decade.

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“Young school children’s use of digital devices and parental rules” (Goh, 2015)

Young school children’s use of digital devices and parental rules” (Goh, 2015) Continue reading “Young school children’s use of digital devices and parental rules” (Goh, 2015)