Press

Press

Check this space for big announcements and links to news coverage where you can read, listen and watch some of the people who have been talking about SuperBetter:

World Psychiatry Journal: The Efficacy of Smartphone-Based Mental Health Interventions for Depressive Syptoms: a Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Studies, (Epic Win! SuperBetter had the greatest effect), September 21, 2017

Reader's Digest: The Science-Backed Way Cell Phones Could Heal Concussions Faster, September 2017

USA Today High School Sports: Study: Playing Smartphone App Helps Concussion Recovery in Teens, August 17, 2017

The Today Show, Australia: Kick Goals Using SuperBetter, June 11, 2017

Aspen Ideas Festival: Jane McGonigal: The Future of Imagination, June 6, 2017

TEDX Skoll: Jane's Latest TED Talk: The Future is Dark (and that is a Good Thing), April 21, 2017

Slate: Our Puny Human Brains Are Terrible at Thinking About the Future, April 13, 2017

Resources to Recover: SuperBetter: The App that Turns Mental Health into a Winning Game, February 28, 2017

TED Talks: SuperBetter #2 on this list of 'Surprisingly viral TED Talks', February 27, 2017

Parade Magazine: 3 Expert Tips to Make Your New Year Super Better, December 22, 2016

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Building Community Resilience; The Power of Living Gamefully (Webcast), December 13, 2016

Growth Engineering: 10 Serious Games that Changed the World, November 2016

Positivest: SuperBetter: The Power of Living Gamefully by Jane McGonigal, November 2, 2016

GeekDad: Getting SuperBetter: Exercises to Curb Distractions for Kids, October 19, 2016

24Life: The Power of Living Gamefully, September, 2016

Readers Digest: Brain Games That Improve Your Mood, September 2016

WNYC: The Secret to Making Video Games Good for You, September 21, 2016

US News & World Report: The Health Benefits of Living Gamefully: September 19, 2016

Jane McGonigal: "SuperBetter Q&A" l Talks at Google, June 14, 2016

Jane's SuperBetter TED Talk Surpasses 5.5 Million Views, May 2016

Geek & Sundry: Get Better with SuperBetter the Video Game that Heals, May 26, 2016

USA TODAY: 'SuperBetter' Author Explains How Games Help with Extreme Stress, March 9, 2016

World Economic Forum: Can Video Games Help Create a Better World?, March 2, 2016

Peoples Pharmacy: Get SuperBetter: How Games Can Improve Your Health and Your Life, February 20, 2016

National Obesity Foundation: Turning Obesity and Depression into a Game You Can Win, February 9, 2016

Chidrens Hospital Association: How the Gamification of Healthcare can Help Patients, February 2, 2016

Wisconsin Public Radio: Want to Be Happier? Turn Everyday Tasks into a Game, January 10, 2016

iMedicalApps: SuperBetter Role Playing Game App Effective in Treatment of Concussion, December 31, 2015

Nerdist: SuperBetter: Using a Gameful Mindset to Get Better, December 31, 2015

Heleo: How Smarter Video Game Play Can Fight Depression, December 30, 2015

Slate: How Video Games Can Teach Your Brain to Fight Depression, November 9, 2015

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine: Symptoms Associated with Concussion in Adolescents are Alleviated Through Use of Gamified Health App, October 29, 2015

Psychology Today: It’s Time to Think Like a Gamer, October 2015

Forbes: Video Games Can Make Kids Healthier, Happier, And More Successful in School: September 26, 2015

Technical.ly Brooklyn: Here Are the Benefits of a 'Gameful Mindset' in Everyday Life, September 17, 2015

CBS This Morning: Become More Resilient with these SuperBetter Quests, September 16, 2015

Gabe Zichermann: Improving Individual Resilience with Jane McGonigal, September 9, 2015

The Joe Rogan Experience: Interview with Jane McGonigal, September 8, 2015

Marketplace: Gaming to Ease Mental and Emotional Health Problems, September 8, 2015

The Memo: 5 of the Best Mental Health Apps, September 2, 2015

Lifehacker: I’m Jane McGonigal, Game Designer and Author, and This Is How I Work, September 1, 2015

Innovation for Real Change, September 1, 2015

Longreads: How to Get SuperBetter, September 2015

O Magazine: A 5 Minute Exercise that will Boost Your Mood, August 2015

Jane McGonigal on the Tim Ferriss Show: The Health Benefits of Gaming, July 28, 2015

Gadget: 5 of the Best Mental Health Apps (SuperBetter is #1), June 26, 2015

Games for Health Journal: Randomized Controlled Trial of SuperBetter, a Smartphone-Based/Internet-Based Self-Help Tool to Reduce Depressive Symptoms, June 2015 

Wall Street Journal: Jane McGonigal on The Future of Games, April 26, 2015 

Modern Nursing Blog: Nurse Practitioners: Help Your Patients Feel SuperBetter, April 7, 2015 

American Heart Association’s Heart Insights Magazine: Game On! Spring 2015

NPR TED Radio Hour: How Can Video Games Improve our Real Lives, March 27, 2015 

Wall Street Journal: Different Way to Treat Depression: Games, May 5, 2014

Jane McGonigal's SuperBetter TED Talk, The Game That Can Give You Ten Extra Years of Life, June 2012

Jane McGonigal's first TED Talk, Gaming Can Make a Better World, February 2010