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SuperBetter

Jane McGonigal

SuperBetter

a revolutionary approach to getting stronger, happier, braver, and more resilient*

by Jane McGonigal

  • 108 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internet games,
  • Resilience (Personality trait),
  • Treatment,
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Self-help techniques

  • About the Edition

    A renowned game designer describes how she recovered from a debilitating concussion by turning her therapeutic process into a digital game that became the subject of a major NIH research study.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesSuper better
    StatementJane McGonigal
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1469.15 .M42 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 466 pages
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26888217M
    ISBN 101594206368
    ISBN 109781594206368, 9781101980446
    OCLC/WorldCa900623810

      Today nearly half a million people have played SuperBetter to get stronger, happier, and healthier. But the life-changing ideas behind SuperBetter are much bigger than just one game. In this book McGonigal reveals a decade's worth of scientific research into the ways all games change how we respond to stress, challenge, and pain/5(3). SuperBetter () teaches you how to overcome major challenges by harnessing the power of games. Whether you’re getting over an illness, writing a novel or trying to become a vegetarian, the game of SuperBetter can revolutionize your life and get you where you want to go.

      Like all self-help books, “SuperBetter” takes familiar techniques of personal care — drink plenty of water, cultivate a robust support network, keep mentally stimulated — and repackages them.   Why Games Make us Superbetter. The first part of the book is a detailed overview of the science of games and presents evidence on why they work in alleviating physical and mental pain. It’s fascinating to read how games we all know and which are easily available on a smart phone can benefit our well being (Tetris and Candycrush for example).

    SuperBetter! She had a concussion and suffered from depression. She created the game to get better. Development It started as Jane the concussion slayer, a real life multiplayer RPG in After posting the rules on her blog, the game became popular. The game was renamed SuperBetter. SuperBetter is a proven game plan for a better life. You’ll never say that something is “just a game†the Hardcover edition. Paperback: pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (Septem ) Language: English.


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