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Reality Is BrokenBy Jane McGonigal

In a Nutshell

Reality Is Broken debunks the myth of the lonely gamer, explaining how games create real value, can be used to make us happier, and even help us solve global problems.

Favorite quote

A game is an opportunity to focus our energy, with relentless optimism, at something we're good at and enjoy. In other words, gameplay is the direct emotional opposite of depression.

Jane McGonigal

Introduction

Jane McGonigal is a beacon for gamers, using her voice to unravel games' benefits to society. Reality Is Broken is her first book, published in 2011, and reached New York Times bestseller status. The follow-up, detailing the seven steps she used to turn her own life into a game when dealing with a serious medical condition, came out in 2015 and was named like the app: SuperBetter.

Reality Is Broken lets you know how you can use games to improve your life and your cognitive skills - because they can actually make you smarter.

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