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Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People

Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People

Author: +7 Intelligence | Ches Hall | Gaming Enthusiast

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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.
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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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.
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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Game To Grow

2018-07-2300:44:11

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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

It's Dangerous To Go Alone

2018-07-1600:56:57

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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

What Is Gaming Disorder?

2018-07-0200:52:061

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 <PLUS7> 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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

How to Quit Gaming Addiction

2018-06-2500:49:362

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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Game Design + Mental Health

2018-06-1800:47:263

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 | RadiopublicRSS feed Find the show online:+7 Intelligence WebsiteOn Twitter: @7_IntelligenceOn Facebook: @plus7intelligence+7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by CreoEpilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.
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Alessandro Surace

thanks for the podcast and the detailed information in the description.

Aug 7th
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Natalee Jones

say what

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Shane Co

"you will never beat age."

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