Jane McGonigal
Author, "SuperBetter"

How Video Games Will Save the World

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If we all became gamers, there would be more "epic wins" in the real world, says video game designer Jane McGonigal during her 2010 TED talk.

Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal, PhD, is a senior researcher at the Institute for the Future and the author of The New York Times bestseller Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World. McGonigal's newest book is titled SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient--Powered by the Science of GamesHer work has been featured in The EconomistWired, and The New York Times and on MTV, CNN, and NPR. She has been called one of the top ten innovators to watch (BusinessWeek), one of the one hundred most creative people in business (Fast Company), and one of the fifty most important people in the gaming industry (Game Developers Magazine). Her TED talks on games have been viewed more than ten million times.