GEMH Lab hosted a retreat to gain feedback about the Bloombox’s benefits, limitations, and opportunities for improvement. We introduced the Bloombox and demonstrated the developed methodologies, tools, and practices.
The Bloombox is a free and open-access collection of tools to help teams and companies build science-branded, inclusive, and effective projects that promote human flourishing.
On Jan 27th we hosted a new GEMH Session with special guest Matthew Kreutter. Together we discussed the potential of using digital play-based spaces (like Minecraft) to support grieving youth.
Treating Youth Anxiety Through Gaming with Dr. Isabela Granic, Dr. Hanneke Scholten, and Ken Koontz
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,
I met the GEMHLab on Facebook some years ago while I was still in my Sociology Bachelor. Now, I'm doing my Master's internship at GEMH Lab, and here's my experience so far!
GEMH lab's Nastasia Griffioen wrote a blog on person-centric Artificial Intelligence (AI). What does this term actually mean and how do we strive to make sure that what we build is not just convenient and efficient, but also in line with our understanding of human psychology?
A new paper by Aniek Wols, Marlou Poppelaars, Anna Lichtwarck-Aschoff and Isabela Granic is out, published in Entertainment Computing!
We are all so afraid of failing that we do almost everything to avoid it. We work as hard as we can, we live the most interesting and exiting social lives according to our personal Facebook and Instagram pages, and train in the gym to achieve a ‘killer body’. At the same time depression, anxiety, burnout, and even suicide rates are raising to unimaginable lengths, especially in youth and young adults. What is going on here and what factors are responsible for this contradictory phenomenon?
Psychological theories such as the ‘need achievement theory’ suggest that people vary in the extent to which they go looking for success, and in the extent to which they will avoid failure at all costs. But what makes us score high or low on those dimensions? What are the risk factors?