Jane McGonigal Featured on Verizon

25 Jul, 2020

Jane McGonigal Featured on Verizon

Verizon news featured the work of alum Jane McGonigal and how she wants you to save the world in the blog "Gaming the impossible." The article notes how Jane's game design tools help people gain confidence during a particularly chaotic time, allowing people to visualize a future and create positive change.

From the article:

Where gaming can go wrong, says Jane, is when we use it to escape reality. “That’s why it’s so important to have a reason to play,” she says. “Whether you’re trying to change a mood, manage your negative thoughts or anxiety, or connect with somebody, if you have a clear purpose for why you play, then you can take that back to the rest of your life.” Positive gaming gives us agency.

Read the full post here.