Sunday, July 12, 2015

2012 THERAPY: GAME: EDU: Games help kids fight cancer

Games help kids fight cancer
Scientific research shows that specially designed games can improve cancer treatment adherence and boost self-efficacy.

A look at Re-Mission 2 games, designed to help kids and young adults with cancer take on the fight of their lives. Play now at www.re-mission2.org.

Research

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Scientific research shows that specially designed games can improve cancer treatment adherence and boost self-efficacy.
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Re-Mission 2 games incorporate key insights from groundbreaking HopeLab research evaluating the psychological and biological impact of the original Re-Mission video game, as well as extensive work with young people with cancer to understand aspects of game play that appeal most to players.

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News and Notes

SciFi Film Festival

  • Deadline for Regular submissions Midnight – 1 August 2015
  • Deadline for Late Submissions Midnight – 29 August 2015

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    SCIENTIFIC STUDIES & RESEARCH

    Key research projects that informed Re-Mission 2 development:
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    Re-Mission™ Outcomes Study
    Data published in the medical journal Pediatrics
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    Re-Mission™ Attitudes Study in the Brain
    Data published in the scientific journal PLoSONE
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    For more on our research-based game-development process, read the article HopeLab’s Approach to Re-Mission, published in the International Journal of Learning and Media.



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