Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People

Plus 7 Intelligence | How Games Impact People
Video Games | Board Games | Gaming | Game Design | Gamification
Moral Combat + Violence in Video Games + 020
Jan 1 • 73 min
- Many of the stories we hear about the video games influencing acts of mass violence are exaggerated or incorrect - The flaws of the research pointing to violent content as a cause of actual violence - How video games and other media can incidentally…
Coaching for Geeks + Robin Bates + 019
Dec 4, 2017 • 53 min
- Robin Bates of Coaching for Geeks introduces us to the ways that games can be used for self-development - Robin recites the most epic Playstation ad of all time - Why and how roleplaying games reinforce soft skills like confidence, teamwork, and…
Side Quest Fitness + Robbie Farlow + 018
Nov 20, 2017 • 48 min
- Robbie Farlow of Side Quest Fitness chats about his video game-inspired coaching methods - How boss battles help get motivated to exercise Links - Side Quest Fitness - @sidequestfm - LOOT +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast…
Video Games and Philosophy + Jordan Erica Webber + Dan Griliopoulos + 017
Nov 6, 2017 • 59 min
- Jordan Erica Webber and Dan Griliopoulos discuss their book Ten Things Video Games Can Teach Us: (about life, philosophy and everything) - We discuss a variety of ways that video games approach philosophical concepts, such as ethics, the philosophy of…
Game Dev Loadout + Tony Chan + 016
Oct 23, 2017 • 47 min
- Tony Chan talks with +7 about developing his first game and about his game dev industry podcast - How he bounced back from initial disappointment to fulfill his dream of creating a game - How Final Fantasy 7 helped him learn to read when other teaching…
Shotguns & Sorcery + Matt Forbeck + 015
Oct 9, 2017 • 61 min
- This week I am talking with Matt Forbeck - We talk about his journey finding and sharing healthy lifestyle methods - and how games fit into it all. Links - The Force Within Website - The Force Within on Twitter: @forcewithintv - The Force Within Youtube…
Mindfulness, Wellness, and Games + The Force Within + Mike Sweetman + 014
Oct 2, 2017 • 53 min
This week I am talking with Mike Sweetman, the founder of The Force Within We talk about his journey finding and sharing healthy lifestyle methods - and how games fit into it all.
Games for Research + Betty Adamou + 013
Sep 25, 2017 • 73 min
This week I am talking with Betty Adamou about her firm Research Through Gaming. What she does is a mix of psychology, game design, technology, and business that all combines and works together to solve modern problems. We also talk about the 3 Pillars of…
Hurricane Week Check-in (Irma)
Sep 9, 2017 • 15 min
No new episode this week. Hurricane Irma has required my full attention this week. Just a brief check-in. Check out the LOOT page!
Indie Games and Game Jams + Jupiter Hadley + 012
Sep 4, 2017 • 61 min
I speak with Jupiter Hadley about the phenomenon of game jams and the world of indie games Game Jams How to get involved in making games Awesome places to find indie games, like How she has played more indie video games than anyone – but the…
From Mass Effect to Dragon’s Den + Gretta + Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright + 011
Aug 28, 2017 • 52 min
I speak with Kim Hansen and Kelly Wright, former game designers who have created a tech startup known as Gretta How games are slightly more fun than computational linguistics Their experience working on the Mass Effect series Working on educational games…
The Journey of a Twitch Streamer + Shanna Zwart a.k.a ShannaNina + 010
Aug 21, 2017 • 50 min
I speak with Shanna Zwart, also known as the Twitch Streamer Shannanina We talk about her video game and music streaming career Shanna’s history with video games The personal connection that Shanna has about games and how they helped her through a…
Bonus Level! + Turn Life into a Game Part 2 + Habitica + Leslie + 009
Aug 17, 2017 • 36 min
I speak with Leslie – one of the current operators of Habitica – the app that turns your life into a game We talk about how Habitica has been helping people with everything from flossing to getting through med school How we wish that we would spend as…
Turn Life into a Game + Habitica + Tyler Renelle + 008
Aug 14, 2017 • 38 min
Tyler Renelle is the creator and co-founder of Habitica, an app that turns your everyday tasks and habits into a video game We talk about the road from an idea to the successful Kickstarter of Habitica Habitica is very complex, but uses strategies form…
Games for Charity + Child’s Play + Travis Eriksen + 007
Aug 7, 2017 • 45 min
+7 Talks with Travis Eriksen of the Gamer-founded charity, Child’s Play We talk about how Child’s Play was founded by gamers of Penny Arcade wanting to counter negative press with positive action How the most uninteresting game of all time is used to…
The Psychology of Games + Dr. Jamie Madigan + 006
Jul 31, 2017 • 51 min
Dr. Jamie Madigan spreads awareness of what psychology can tell us about video games. How psychology plays a role in designing video games. How a study about memory explains the “one … more … turn … ” phenomenon How the psychology of arousal might explain…
Designing Meaningful Games + Serenity Forge + Z Yang + 005
Jul 24, 2017 • 52 min
Zhenghua Yang tells how video games helped him through a truly frightening part of his life – and now he creates them to bring meaning to people. Z talks about his first video game created at the age of 10, and now, his studio: Serenity Forge. 5 areas…
Bonus Level! + Gaming with a Phobia + 004
Jul 20, 2017 • 25 min
In this BONUS episode, a gamer gets help from the community to deal with an unexpected phobia. Links The Reddit post that inspired this episode The Games Without Butterflies spreadsheet +++++++ Share this Episode: 1-click Twitter 1-click Facebook Share…
Video Games for Therapy + Josué Cardona + 003
Jul 17, 2017 • 68 min
How video games can be used in mental health counseling Josué Cardona is a mental health counselor who founded Geek Therapy – a site and podcast network devoted to exploring how geek culture can be[…]
Games for World Peace + Paul Darvasi + 002
Jul 17, 2017 • 50 min
My guest today flips common stereotypes about games on their head. Paul Darvasi investigates how video games can foster world peace. What video games can do that no other medium can How video games can[…]
Video Game Archaeology without Lara Croft? + Andrew Reinhard + 001
Jul 17, 2017 • 48 min
Andrew Reinhard is a videogame archaeologist Somehow that is a real thing. We talk about his site Archaeogaming He talks about the infamous E.T. Atari cartridge excavation – the first video game excavation in[…]
Trailer +7 Intelligence
Jul 9, 2017 • 11 min
+7 Intelligence launches 07/17/17! Subscribe now so you don’t miss it! Every share and review is appreciated. Share the trailer: 1-Click Share Facebook 1-Click Share Twitter 1-Click Share Google+ Trailer page on the[…]