Recently I gave an interview with VICE Benelux about some of the psychological mechanisms that underlie completionism in gaming.
On November 26th, 2021 GEMH-lab's own Marlou publicly defended her PhD thesis entitled: "Engaging Youth in Depression Prevention: Testing the Effectiveness and Appeal of Applied and Commercial Video Games". In this blog you can find a link to her doctoral thesis as well as a link to the recorded defense.
Video games offer us so much more than just entertainment. For our latest GEMH session, we invited Dr. Nick Bowman to tell us all about the evolution of video games and how much they can mean to us. Check out Dr Bowman's presentation here!
On November 21st, 2021 GEMH-lab's own Joanneke publicly defended her thesis entitled: "Take a DEEP Breath: Exploring the Potential of Game-based Biofeedback Interventions for Anxiety Regulation". In this blog you can find a link to her doctoral thesis as well as a link to the recorded livestream of the defense.
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The second installment of our GEMH session series features Farshida Zafar, a Senior Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for Digital Governance and Director of ErasmusX,
This week, on Thursday May 27th, we will be hosting our second GEMH Session! Our latest episode will feature none other than Erasmus University Rotterdam's own innovation expert Farshida Zafar!
Joanneke was invited as a guest on the Play Well for Life Podcast hosted by Dr. Sarah Campbell where they discussed using Virtual Reality to improve mental health, merging art and science, and the importance of play.
Exciting! In exactly a week, on February 19th, we'll be launching GEMH Sessions: a quarterly live webinar series in which Joanneke Weerdmeester, Nastasia Griffioen and Hanneke Scholten invite guests to discuss digital media for good!
The last couple of months, Yannick—one of our interns—has worked closely with us on knowledge translation. Specifically, he and Nastasia have been working on translating the core message of one of Nastasia's research papers into a comic!