Future forecaster Jane McGonigal is the world’s foremost innovator using game design, gamer tools, and the gamer spirit—the human incentive of fun—to solve real-world problems through collaboration. Her recent projects include a Games for Healthcare initiative with the White House and the Institute for the Future (IFTF), where she is Director of Games Research & Development, and Paths Out Of Poverty, an IFTF crowdsourcing game for the Rockefeller Foundation. Dr. McGonigal’s best-known project is SuperBetter, a mobile app and web-based game that helps individuals overcome personal health challenges such as depression, anxiety, chronic pain and traumatic brain injury. Her book SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient, debuted at #7 on the New York Times Advice bestsellers list.
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