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We've made a relaxation app. Come test it out and tell us what's wrong.

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Saniyyah Rahman liked Andres Fonseca's discussion Looking for testers for an app that teaches relaxation
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We've made a relaxation app. Come test it out and tell us what's wrong.

If you have an iOS device and you live in Canada, South Africa, Ireland or New Zealand download this here free app and tell me what you think, please.The app teaches relaxation techniques. This version just trains you to do them. V1.1--coming in a couple of weeks I hope--has practice versions of all the sessions and is gamified with xp and achievements. We are hoping that will get people to do…See More
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Looking for testers for an app that teaches relaxation

If you have an iOS device and you live in Canada, South Africa, Ireland or New Zealand download this here free app and tell me what you think, please.The app teaches relaxation techniques. This version just trains you to do them. V1.1--coming next week I hope--has practice versions of all the sessions and is gamified with xp and achievements so we can hopefully get people to do at least one…See More
Feb 23, 2013
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Anthony M. Karanovich commented on Andres Fonseca's blog post The more you play, the more aggressive you become
"I will tell you the truth. Video games are not what make people violent. If you can't tell the difference between reality and virtual reality then you have no purpose playing a game in the first place. I can tell you from experience because I…"
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We all produce fantastic games, but they’re nothing without players. Can you tell us how you’ve successfully promoted your game (sans giving a talk at TED…)See More
Dec 30, 2012
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Dec 22, 2012
Andres Fonseca commented on Andres Fonseca's blog post The more you play, the more aggressive you become
"Nice piece of journalism. Quite a thoughtful view of the issue. Thanks for the link, Sergio."
Dec 22, 2012
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The more you play, the more aggressive you become

That is the title of a paper by Brad Bushman and colleagues published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology online on 22 Nov 2012. But wait, there is more; the subtitle reads: 'a long-term experimental study of cumulative violent videogame effects on hostile expectations and aggressive behavior'. Read the whole paper here.I know what you are thinkingYes, I know this one has a high-voltage live wire in it, but bear with…See More
Dec 21, 2012

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www.virtually-free.com
If my life story were a game, it would be a cross between ...
Civilization and Myst
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Writer, Entrepreneur, Startup Founder, Public Speaker, Researcher, Lifelong Gamer
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
up-and-coming (1-2 games on my resume)
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iPhone / iPad games, Mobile games, Active / motion sensor games, Health games
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Creative fulfillment and fun, Experience and mentorship, A chance at a Nobel Prize
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
Anyone interested in creating games to improve emotional and mental health or to help prevent emotional problems, mental health problems or addictions
Games you’ve worked on ...
I am currently working on Phobia Free and Stress Free
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
I am a senior psychiatrist with 15 years of clinical experience. I am technologically savy. I also have experience as a senior medical manager, which included recruitment, retention, supervision, service and business development and budget management.
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
Civilization
Monkey Island
Baldur's Gate
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The more you play, the more aggressive you become

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 11:00am 4 Comments

That is the title of a paper by Brad Bushman and colleagues published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology online on 22 Nov 2012. But wait, there is more; the subtitle reads: 'a long-term experimental study of cumulative violent videogame effects on hostile expectations and aggressive behavior'. Read the whole paper here.



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At 9:38am on December 18, 2012, Tom Thorogood said…

Thanks for the comment and request! I certainly hope we'll be able to help each other out!

At 12:58pm on December 16, 2012, Stephanie Collins said…

Thank you! :)

At 12:25pm on December 2, 2012, Barb Kobe said…

Have you heard about the biofeedback game Wild Divine?

At 12:23pm on December 2, 2012, Barb Kobe said…

Barb Kobe   bkobe@comcast.net

to beta test game on anxiety

 
 
 

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