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Weekly INT Boost – Taking the Time to Play

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you’ve missed. This weeks brings us some truly excellent writing on mental health and the emotional impact of games, including fantastic pieces from sociologist Katherine Cross and game journalist Ben Kuchera. Making Time for Play “That’s right. Picking up that new copy of […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Gaming the System

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental healthy, psychology and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have a few new angles on gamification, a retrospective on gaming’s biggest meditation on grief, and lots more. Get ready for serious games that improve your judgment “Commenting on the success of his team’s strategy, […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Light Summer Reading

Looking for some light summer reading? Here’s a roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you’ve missed. This week, we have a new program offering therapy to people who wouldn’t normally be able to access it, a psychologist’s look at Hellblade, and more. Therapy for Everybody “Bishop is part of a unique new […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Change of Seasons

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming news you may have missed. This week, we have a school that’s turning out the lights to save students from depression, tips for managing healthy distractions, and more. There’s a good kind of distraction and a bad kind. Here’s how to tell the difference […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Take a Breather

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have a peek into our E3 AFK Room, new research on VR and autism, and a lot more. Amid the madness of E3, there’s a silent sanctuary for rest (and adult coloring books) ”We need to […]

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Weekly INT Boost – En Route to E3

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and games stories you’ve missed. This week we check in with the comic book world, consider the value of empathy games, and share a reminder to creators to take care of themselves. Marvel’s Hulk Is Telling a Painful Story About the Psychological Trauma of Being a […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Playing Through Anxiety

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have a closer look at Autcraft, DMing with anxiety, and a helpful video from Barbie (of all things). Meet the dad who quit his job to run a Minecraft server for autistic kids “Running Autcraft earns […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Much Ado About Science

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health articles you may have missed. This week, we have fascinating studies about social media use, breathing, and machine learning. We have bujo layouts. We have thoughts on S-Town. And we have bunnies. A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You […]

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Weekly INT Boost – The Final Countdown

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have a look at Gaming Disorder, new research on games for depression and at least one cute corgi. We’re in the final week of our Kickstarter, so if you want to help us to bring an […]

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Weekly INT Boost: Catching Up On Our Rest

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have two games that deal with depression in their own ways, a look at the state of ASMR research, and a balm for anyone weary over too much well-intentioned self-care advice. Nier: Automata is a game […]

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