'SuperBetter' author explains how games help with extreme stress
Jane McGonigal, author of the recent book SuperBetter(Photo: Kiyash Monsef) In 2009, a serious concussion sent game theorist and designer Jane McGonigal to bed with strict instructions from her doctor: "No reading, no writing, no running, no video games, no work, no e-mail, no alcohol, and no caffeine.” “In other words," McGonigal would later write,...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark