How Computer Games Can Treat ADHD and PTSD

How Computer Games Can Treat ADHD and PTSD

Playing computer games can be good for your mental health. That’s one of the messages of the Games for Change Festival, an annual event that focuses on how games – and now virtual reality and augmented reality – can be designed and used for positive outcomes in health, education, and civics. The 15th edition of the festival, run by the non-profit Games for Change organization, took place in New York from June 28 to 30, attracting more than 1,100 attendees to hear 150 speakers. In a wide-ranging interview ahead of the event, Games for Change president and festival director Susanna Pollack...

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