Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People

Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People

By +7 Intelligence | Ches Hall | Gaming Enthusiast

What happens when an entire generation of gamers enter the workforce, academia, and government? The world is undergoing an experiment. The implications are growing steadily and invisibly. +7 Intelligence is here to shed light on how the virtual and real worlds collide.

Episodes

Revenge of the Fifth Checkin

+7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/195m 28s

Teaching with Dungeons & Dragons

Sarah Roman and Kade Wells revolutionized their classrooms using Dungeons & Dragons. Now they are helping teachers around the world do the same. Part of the Games + Education series Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners  Teaching with DnD (LINK)  Critical Core therapeutic tabletop RPG Kickstarter +7 episode with the founders of Game to Grow+++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/191h 11m

What Grand Theft Auto Teaches

Teacher, educator, and researcher Paul Darvasi returns to the show to talk about using Grand Theft Auto, The Path, and Dungeons & Dragons to educate about social issues and so much more Part of the Games + Education series Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners  Ludic Learning (LINK) @pauldarvasi on Twitter  Paul's first appearance on the show, way back in Season 1 Episode 2!Games for World Peace + Paul Darvasi + 002  The Ludic Century - Eric Zimmerman & Heather Chaplin  Critical Core therapeutic tabletop RPG Kickstarter +7 episode with the founders of Game to Grow+++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/1954m 4s

Transformative Games and Educational Escape Rooms - Part 2

Renowned game design professor Scott Nicholson talks about his designs for educational escape rooms and more Part 2 of a 2 part discussion with Professor Scott Nicholson Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners Critical Core therapeutic tabletop RPG Kickstarter  Brantford Games Network Lab Scott Nicholson's website Twitter: @snicholson Board Games with Scott - Youtube  Punished by Rewards - Alfie Kohn  +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/1943m 5s

Transformative Games and Educational Escape Rooms - Part 1

Renowned game design professor Scott Nicholson douses us with the wisdom he runs his game design program with Educational escape rooms How games are so effective as an information delivery system Part 1 of a 2 part discussion with Professor Scott Nicholson Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners Brantford Games Network Lab Scott Nicholson's website Twitter: @snicholson Board Games with Scott - Youtube  +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/1939m 54s

How Games Teach Better than School Can

This episode starts a 7 episode series on Games + Education Renowned thinker on how education through problem-solving, James Paul Gee, joins us to discuss his discoveries. Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   James Paul Gee's website  +7 Intelligence episode about iCivics: Games that bring power to the people+++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1947m 45s

Games and Education Series Coming March 4th

Hey everyone! Ches lost his voice. But some awesome human listeners stepped up last minute to help announce the games and education series, with their perspectives on what games have taught them. The Games + Education features 7 episodes with guests with insight into all the ways that games are shaking up how we approach education. It starts March 4th - don't miss it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/193m 50s

Armistice in Video Games

Jakub Vambersky of Madfinger Games talks about the partnership between their game Shadogun: Legends and the charity War Child for their 2018 Armistice event. This is episode 7 of the Games + Social Change series Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners     Armistice event War Child charity Shadowgun: Legends Madfinger Games  +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence On Twitch: twitch.tv/plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1937m 30s

Dan Machado Returns - DOCE

Dan Machado of Smart Iguana Games returns to talk about what he learned from his first board game crowfunding campaign - and his new project, the board game DOCE! Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners DOCE IndieGoGo Smart Iguana Games website+++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1934m 23s

Interview Live Stream Wednesday

Tune in Nov 21th  at 4:37pm for a live recording of an interview for +7 Intelligence! Live on Twitch.tv/plus7intelligence  Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners  +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191m 0s

Interview Livestream Announcement 11/18/18

Tune in Nov 18th (that's the day this episode is published!) at 6:07pm for a live recording of an interview for +7 Intelligence! Live on Twitch.tv/plus7intelligence   Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191m 26s

Game Flow Documentary

The director of an upcoming documentary on how video games can help alleviate mental health issues, Emily Crawford, shares her experiences with games, mental health, and filmmaking Support the documentary on IndieGoGo  Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners Mr. KoyaUse the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!  The Polygon ShowEach week, four of Polygon’s best and brightest gather to cover the latest news, chat about games, and answer your burning questions.   Game Flow IndieGoGo Game Flow website  Jane McGonigal's TED talk Flow - by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Team Chat Podcast Team Chat Podcast Twitch - Extra Life charity stream Nov 3rd!  +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1958m 26s

Games that Bring Power to the People

Carrie Ray-Hill reveals how they revolutionized education through iCivics How a former Supreme Court Justice decided to change the world through video games How games can be effectively incorporated into education  Links +7 Intelligence Discord ServerJoin an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners Mack WeldonUse promo code at checkout for 20% off your first order History of FunPodcast from Polygon about the hidden backstories behind the things you love to do.  iCivics  +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1950m 41s

What Virtual World Do You Want to Live In?

- Dr.Rachel Lawes talks about how her expertise in consumer psychology and her love of gaming overlap - We discuss how gamers often want their virtual worlds to resemble the real world in unexpected ways   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners - Mack Weldon - Use promo code at checkout for 20% off your first order - Quality Control - Podcast covering the latest in geek culture from Polygon   - Find Dr. Rachel Lawes on LinkedIn   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1949m 21s

Games that Challenge What You Believe

- Pawel Miechowski of 11bit Studios comes on to talk about their impactful games This War of Mine and Frostpunk - He explains how gameplay is the language of games, and how to use it to cover challenging subjects - Their strategy for asking moral questions of players - How they made This War of Mine as close to reality as possible   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mr. Koya - Use the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!   - The Polygon Show - Each week, four of Polygon’s best and brightest gather to cover the latest news, chat about games, and answer your burning questions.   - 11bit Studios - This War of Mine - Frostpunk   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1931m 56s

The First Game About Peace

- Asi Burak, legendary creator of Peacemaker and the Chairman of Games for Change speaks about the huge potential of games to change the world - He explains how we wants his book Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World (LINK) to change how people see video games - How games have been used to change people's hearts and minds about subway safety, have allowed old enemies to empathize, and will be diagnosed by doctors - His current organization, Power Play, and what they do to bring the power of gaming and esports to more and more spaces   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mr. Koya - Use the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!   - History of Fun - Podcast from Polygon about the hidden backstories behind the things you love to do.   - Asi Burak's Website - Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World - Games For Change - Power Play   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1949m 13s

Games That Keep Us Safe

- Dr. James Pita shares how we creates games for security applications - How passion for games led to a career in emerging technology - How to turn even the most important and complex problems into a game you can win - James' solution have been used to secure airports, trade ports, and wildlife preservation. - This is Part 2 of our series on Games + Social Change   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mr. Koya - Use the code PLUS7 at checkout to get 20% off an order of 2+ shirts and get FREE shipping!   - Quality Control - Podcast covering the latest in geek culture from Polygon   - Avata Intelligence - James Pita's TEDx Talk - Teamcore - AI for social good   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1946m 0s

Games + Social Change Coming Sept 3rd

The series on Games + Social Change rides back in on Sept 3rd! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191m 24s

How Gamers Cope

- Dr. Steve Kuniak, mental health professional and founder of Experience Points - Dr. Kuniak shares his experience as a person looking to games to get through hard times, as well as a professional, helping other gamers - Problem-focused coping - what it means that gamers favor this approach to handling their challenges - Gamer motivation profile, BrainHex: LINK   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Castbox   - Experience Points - Experience Points on Twitter   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1954m 54s

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game

- A board game that lets you be a corrupt politician - manipulating elections to get yourself elected again and again and again - Joshua Lafair, one of the creators of Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game, speaks about creating a game based on a particular method of voting manipulation - How to turn a serious topic that doesn't get enough attention into board game mechanics - What it's like to use a board game to push for a cause - How game publishers can be hesitant to create a game with political content - How Kickstarter enables new game ideas to be developed - How experiencing something is a more potent way to learn   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mapmaker on Kickstarter - Mapmaker on Twitter - Mapmaker on Facebook   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1930m 36s

Game To Grow

- Therapeutic tabletop role-playing games - what they look like, how they work, and who they help - with Adam Johns and Adam Davis, Founders of the non-profit Game to Grow - How Game to Grow uses the unique story building of tabletop RPGs to address the needs of the players in therapeutic game sessions - Some examples of the adventures that help people address their mental health needs and develop skills   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Game to Grow - Donate to Game Grow via PayPal - Game to Grow on Twitter - Amazon Smile link to support Game to Grow   - This Sounds Serious   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1946m 3s

It's Dangerous To Go Alone

- Dr. Rafael Boccamazzo, Clinical Director of Take This! talks about his work at the nonprofit promoting mental health in the gaming community - The personal roots of Dr. B in psychology and in gaming - How Take This! helps prevent anxiety and overload for gaming convention participants - How and why Dr. B is teaching therapists how to play Dungeons & Dragons - How Take This! is promoting a better space for discussion and community in the gaming sphere   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners - Take This! - Take This! on Patreon - Take This! on Twitter - Take This! on Facebook   - Headshots Podcast - Psychology + Gaming - Geek Therapy network - Podcasts about geek culture and doing good   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1959m 24s

What is Gaming Disorder? + Part 2

Josué Cardona and I continue our discuss with the fallout of recognizing gaming disorder as a mental health condition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1957m 18s

What Is Gaming Disorder?

- Licensed mental health counselor Josué Cardona returns to share his expertise on the classification of "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition by the World Health Organization - We dive into what exactly this classification means, and do our best to understand what a diagnosis of the disorder looks like   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - 2 Girls 1 Podcast - An awesome podcast that brings the curious corners of the internet right to you   - Headshots Podcast - Psychology + Gaming - Geek Therapy network - Podcasts about geek culture and doing good   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1956m 13s

How to Quit Gaming Addiction

- Cam Adair, founder of Game Quitters on video game addiction - His personal struggle, turning to games for help, and realizing how he could improve his life without them - The American Psychiatric Association (APA) criteria for Internet Gaming Disorder in the "Conditions for Further Study" Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5th Edition (DSM5): LINK - ^ basically, how a group of psychiatrists wants to define what we are always calling "gaming addiction" - What your first step should be if you think you might be addicted to games - Why it is so important to understand why you play the games that you do and the way you do - The level of stimulation that games provide - How games fulfill basic human needs   - The WHO classification of "gaming disorder" - How pictures of kids playing video games could have huge consequences   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mack Weldon - Use promo code at checkout for 20% off your first order   - Laser Time Podcast   - Game Quitters - Game Quitters podcast - Game Quitters Youtube - Cam Adair on Twitter - Reddit community: r/stopgaming   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1953m 42s

Game Design + Mental Health

- Game designer/clinical psychologist Kelli Dunlap discusses the overlap of game design and psychology - What she learned from her dissertation on gaming habits + psychology - How games are being studied differently than in the past - Ellie Beagle: Therapy Dog - the game about a psychologist dog based on an Ace Attorney style - Why we turn into Snidely Whiplash in games - A game that walks you through cognitive behavioral therapy for depression - Games that have mental health as a theme - Gaming addiction - The responsibility of a game designer for the mental health of gamers   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners.   - Nerdificent Podcast   - This Sounds Serious   - Kelli Dunlap on Twitter: @kellidunlap - Kelli's website - Headshots podcast - PsychTech podcast - Episode 3 of Plus 7 Intelligence with Josué Cardona - Kelli's podcasting partner in crime   - Link to the Reddit Thread about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and getting through depression +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1950m 26s

Dark Souls is Good for your Mental Health?!

- Episode 1 of a new season and a 7 episode arc on Games + Mental Health - Dr. Jennifer Hazel is a psychiatric doctor and the founder of Checkpoint Organization - Checkpoint is a nonprofit that raises awareness and gives resources about mental health in the gaming community - Normalizing the language around mental health - The results of the latest research on the psychological benefits of video games (hint: RPGs are apparently amazing) - The number 1 game that gamers find improves their mental health - Mass Effect. With Dragon Age as a close second. - The particular value of playing stealth games - Why games are so difficult to research - Wait - Dark Souls is GOOD for your mental health?! - Escapism and games - self-expansive and self-suppressive (Link to research) - Retelling the story of you gaming experience - from gamer guilt to embracing your identity - Dr. Hazel and I share our experiences of using our passion for games to reach beyond our comfort zones to help fellow gamers - How the Checkpoint video series tackles mental health issues using the power of video games   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners.   - Nerdificent Podcast   - Checkpoint Organization - Checkpoint Series on Youtube - Checkpoint Org on Twitter - Checkpoint Org on Facebook - Checkpoint Org on Instagram - LoveShack Entertainment +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1942m 18s

Season 2 Trailer

Just a little trailer for Season 2! +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191m 0s

Season 2 Launches June 11th

A brief announcement about the launch date of Season 2 of +7 Intelligence! +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191m 49s

Gravity Warfare + Dan Machado + 021

- Dan Machado talks about the unique dexterity board game Gravity Warfare and it's unconventional origins - How a family spread throughout the globe works together to make the game a reality - Gravity Warfare started as a dream (literally), but we discuss the reality of what it takes to bring a board game to life   Links - Gravity Warfare website - Gravity Warfare on Twitter: @_GravityWarfare - Gravity Warfare on Facebook - Gravity Warfare on Board Game Geek   - LOOT   +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1939m 38s

Video Game Violence Reprise

- Calls for video game legislation and NRA boycotts have me thinking - A thorny side of the issue that isn’t often discussed - Show announcements - including a new website! Links - 2013 Article on the licensing deals between video game companies and weapon manufacturers: Shooters: How Video Games Fund Arms Manufacturers - 2018 Guardian article: Video games and violence are linked – but not the way Trump thinks - EA will no longer pay gun makers for the right to depict weapons in games - Episode 20 on Violence in Video Games - Moral Combat: Why the War on Violent Video Games is Wrong - LOOT +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1911m 48s

Status Update January 29, 2018

A puntastic Status Update First, a quick comment about progress on +7. A recommendation for a great podcast about video games to hold you over until +7 returns: Forbes Overworld Then: the trailer for Season 2 of the Podgolmerate show about immigration: Status Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/193m 8s

Moral Combat + Violence in Video Games + 020

- Many of the stories we hear about the video games influencing acts of mass violence are exaggerated or incorrect - The flaws of the research pointing to violent content as a cause of actual violence - How video games and other media can incidentally lower violence - Guests Dr. Patrick Markey and Dr. Christopher Ferguson discuss their book and research that runs against the tide of popular opinion about the harmful effects of video games   Links - Dr. Christopher Ferguson's website - Dr. Patrick Markey - Moral Combat: Why the War on Violent Video Games is Wrong - LOOT   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191h 9m

Coaching for Geeks + Robin Bates + 019

- Robin Bates of Coaching for Geeks introduces us to the ways that games can be used for self-development - Robin recites the most epic Playstation ad of all time - Why and how roleplaying games reinforce soft skills like confidence, teamwork, and communication to bridge the gap between knowledge and real world implementation   Links   - Coaching for Geeks - Coaching for Geeks Podcast - That Playstation ad: "Double Life" - LOOT   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1947m 19s

Side Quest Fitness + Robbie Farlow + 018

- Robbie Farlow of Side Quest Fitness chats about his video game-inspired coaching methods - How boss battles help get motivated to exercise   Links   - Side Quest Fitness - @sidequestfm - LOOT   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1942m 16s

Video Games and Philosophy + Jordan Erica Webber + Dan Griliopoulos + 017

- Jordan Erica Webber and Dan Griliopoulos discuss their book Ten Things Video Games Can Teach Us: (about life, philosophy and everything) - We discuss a variety of ways that video games approach philosophical concepts, such as ethics, the philosophy of mind, and more - Some games mentioned in this episode: - Bioshock - System Shock - SOMA - To the Moon - Papers, Please - Ultima Underworld - and virtue ethics - Swapper - Talos Principle - Fable 2 - That Dragon, Cancer - How Edward Snowden derived much of his moral philosophy from video games - specifically Tekken (Read more - https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2014/05/14/how-video-games-prepared-edward-snowden-to-leak-nsa-secrets/?utm_term=.300754d50985 | https://kotaku.com/edward-snowden-sees-himself-as-a-video-game-hero-1575870000) - What Rust can teach us about forming societies and the idea of a justified revolution   Links   - Jordan Erica Webber - Jordanwebber.com - @jawsew Dan Griliopoulos - @GriddleOctopus - https://improbable.io/ - - LOOT   +++++++   About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1953m 18s

Game Dev Loadout + Tony Chan + 016

- Tony Chan talks with +7 about developing his first game and about his game dev industry podcast - How he bounced back from initial disappointment to fulfill his dream of creating a game - How Final Fantasy 7 helped him learn to read when other teaching strategies had failed Links - Game Dev Loadout Podcast - Game Dev Loadout on Twitter: @gamedevloadout - Tony Chan Email: tony@gamedevloadout.com - Finding Leo - Android Game - EO Fire Podcast   - LOOT +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1942m 39s

Shotguns & Sorcery + Matt Forbeck + 015

- This week I am talking with Matt Forbeck - We talk about his journey finding and sharing healthy lifestyle methods - and how games fit into it all. Links - The Force Within Website - The Force Within on Twitter: @forcewithintv - The Force Within Youtube channel   - This week's episode is brought to you by Sudio Sweden. Click this link to check out the Sudio headphones that I use. Use the code intelligence15 at checkout for 15% off! - For the month of October, they are donating 10% of their profits for their pink products to the Pink Ribbon Foundation in Sweden.   - LOOT +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1953m 31s

Mindfulness, Wellness, and Games + The Force Within + Mike Sweetman + 014

This week I am talking with Mike Sweetman, the founder of The Force Within We talk about his journey finding and sharing healthy lifestyle methods - and how games fit into it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1944m 57s

Games for Research + Betty Adamou + 013

This week I am talking with Betty Adamou about her firm Research Through Gaming. What she does is a mix of psychology, game design, technology, and business that all combines and works together to solve modern problems. We also talk about the 3 Pillars of science that she builds her games upon. Research Through Gaming: http://www.researchthroughgaming.com/ Betty Adamou’s Twitter: @bettyadamou Betty Adamou's email: betty.adamou@researchthroughgaming.com LOOT PAGE: http://plus7intelligence.com/loot Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191h 5m

Hurricane Week Check-in (Irma)

No new episode this week. Hurricane Irma has required my full attention this week. Just a brief check-in. Check out the LOOT page! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/195m 46s

Indie Games and Game Jams + Jupiter Hadley + 012

I speak with Jupiter Hadley about the phenomenon of game jams and the world of indie games Game Jams How to get involved in making games Awesome places to find indie games, like itch.io How she has played more indie video games than anyone – but the Guinness World Book of Records won’t give her credit for it How indie games can explore topics that AAA games can’t Links Jupiter’s Youtube Channel Jupiter’s Patreon Page Find ALL THE GAME JAMS Play indie games at itch.io  LOOT  +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attri... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1953m 51s

From Mass Effect to Dragon’s Den + Gretta + Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright + 011

I speak with Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright, former game designers who have created a tech startup known as Gretta How games are slightly more fun than computational linguistics Their experience working on the Mass Effect series Working on educational games Why Myst is not the best model for a kids game Working on UX for Eon Altar – which fuses tabletop role-playing with a couch co-op. Also smartphones. Robot Round Robin – the gamified survey they use to test their speech-to-text algorithms How games give inspiration and motivation for real life  Links @MeetGretta on Twitter Gretta Robots Round Robin A prototype of how Gretta will power up podcasts  +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitteer share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1943m 49s

The Journey of a Twitch Streamer + Shanna Zwart a.k.a ShannaNina + 010

I speak with Shanna Zwart, also known as the Twitch Streamer Shannanina We talk about her video game and music streaming career Shanna’s history with video games The personal connection that Shanna has about games and how they helped her through a difficult period of her life How playing games online can either improve or hurt your friendships Shannanina’s tough love advice for how to be a successful streamer How Shanna’s experience going to school for game design (and dropping out) gave her a respect for indie game developers (Stardew valley)  Links Shannanina’s Twitch Channel @Shannanina on Twitter and Instagram Shanna’s TEDx Talk  +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCo... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1942m 28s

Bonus Level! + Turn Life into a Game Part 2 + Habitica + Leslie + 009

I speak with Leslie – one of the current operators of Habitica – the app that turns your life into a game We talk about how Habitica has been helping people with everything from flossing to getting through med school How we wish that we would spend as much time on ourselves as we do on our avatar How games hold the key to so many productivity efforts: motivation How Pokémon (aka Pokemon) and Dungeons & Dragons influenced the design of Habitica How Habitica toes the line between being a game and being some that helps people be productive The summer of Pokémon Go How Habitica mixed the excitement of gaming and the open-source community with the goals of launching a successful and effective tool  Links Habitica Habitversary Tumblr  Offers Sudio Sweden headphones and earbuds – use offer code INTELLIGENCE15 at checkout to get 15% off    +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1929m 0s

Turn Life into a Game + Habitica + Tyler Renelle + 008

Tyler Renelle is the creator and co-founder of Habitica, an app that turns your everyday tasks and habits into a video gameWe talk about the road from an idea to the successful Kickstarter of HabiticaHabitica is very complex, but uses strategies form games to ease users into creating new habitsMany people claimed to hold the secret to effective habit-forming, but Habitica sampled from many different games to create something that fits a variety of peopleTyler turns a bad World of Warcraft habit into the catalyst for self-improvementGoogle Deepmind and the curious way that games play a role in human progressLinks HabiticaGoogle DeepMindHow games spurred the invention of probability theory  +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google + share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate ... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1929m 54s

Games for Charity + Child’s Play + Travis Eriksen + 007

+7 Talks with Travis Eriksen of the Gamer-founded charity, Child’s PlayWe talk about how Child’s Play was founded by gamers of Penny Arcade wanting to counter negative press with positive actionHow the most uninteresting game of all time is used to raise moneyChild’s Play donates games because the positive effects on mood, morale, confidence, and even because it reduces the need for pain medicationPlease consider donating to Child’s Play – if that’s not something you can do, then spread the word around.Links Child’s Play Charity Home PageThe Therapeutic Game GuideDonate to Child’s PlaySnow World – pain reduction in VRDesert Bus-the most inoffensive video game of all time from Penn & TellerTiltifyPenny ArcadeEEDAR – the videogame database  Quora Session with Ches – taking questions until Wednesday 8/9, 4pm Eastern. That is when you will get to start seeing my responses. You can submit questions about the show and anything else you see fit!  +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1936m 55s

The Psychology of Games + Dr. Jamie Madigan + 006

Dr. Jamie Madigan spreads awareness of what psychology can tell us about video games.How psychology plays a role in designing video games.How a study about memory explains the “one . . . more . . . turn . . . ” phenomenonHow the psychology of arousal might explain why you play games through the night.  Links The Psychology of Video Games WebsiteDr. Madigan’s Book: Getting Gamers+++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1943m 19s

Designing Meaningful Games + Serenity Forge + Z Yang + 005

Zhenghua Yang tells how video games helped him through a truly frightening part of his life – and now he creates them to bring meaning to people.Z talks about his first video game created at the age of 10, and now, his studio: Serenity Forge.5 areas where video games are transforming the future.The diverse ways that video games can bring meaning  Links Serenity ForgeZ’s TEDx Talk: Video Games Saved my Life and How They Will Save YoursMystic MeleeGone HomeLuna’s Wandering Stars+++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter share 1-click Facebook share 1-click Google+ Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1944m 23s

Bonus Level! + Gaming with a Phobia + 004

In this BONUS episode, a gamer gets help from the community to deal with an unexpected phobia.Links The Reddit post that inspired this episodeThe Games Without Butterflies spreadsheet+++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter 1-click Facebook Share 1-click Google+ Share Link to this episode +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1918m 55s

Video Games for Therapy + Josué Cardona + 003

How video games can be used in mental health counseling Josué Cardona is a mental health counselor who founded Geek Therapy – a site and podcast network devoted to exploring how geek culture can be[...] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1959m 59s

Games for World Peace + Paul Darvasi + 002

My guest today flips common stereotypes about games on their head. Paul Darvasi investigates how video games can  foster world peace. What video games can do that no other medium can How video games can[...] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1945m 2s

Video Game Archaeology without Lara Croft? + Andrew Reinhard + 001

Andrew Reinhard is a videogame archaeologist Somehow that is a real thing. We talk about his site Archaeogaming He talks about the infamous E.T. Atari cartridge excavation – the first video game excavation in[...] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/1940m 58s

Trailer +7 Intelligence

+7 Intelligence launches 07/17/17! Subscribe now so you don’t miss it! Every share and review is appreciated.   Share the trailer: 1-Click Share Facebook 1-Click Share Twitter 1-Click Share Google+ Trailer page on the[...] Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191m 34s
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