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Friday, June 28 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Research on Games for Health: Trends, Innovations, and Standout Studies

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The past 20 years have seen an impressive rise in the sheer number of digital games for health, while at the same time digital games have become more widely accepted as media that, when well designed, can benefit us in a variety of areas, including health.  What does current research reveal about the effectiveness of today's games for health, and which studies are the groundbreaking standouts?  This session presents several noteworthy trends in the research and design of games for health.  To catch up on the latest research and see how it is...or could be...shaping the design of new innovations in our field, this session provides some answers.


Speakers
avatar for Debra Lieberman

Debra Lieberman

Director, Health Games Research, UC Santa Barbara
I am a media researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where I teach in the Department of Communication and direct the Health Games Research national program www.healthgamesresearch.org, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to advance the research, design, and effectiveness of digital games aimed at improving health and health care. My research focuses on processes of learning, engagement, and behavior change with... Read More →


Friday June 28, 2013 10:00am - 10:45am
Room D: Freedom Room

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