When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how to get better. She dove into the scientific research and created the healing game, SuperBetter. In this moving talk, McGonigal explains how a game can boost resilience -- and promises to add 7.5 minutes to your life.

http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_the_game_that_can_give_you_...

I just watched this talk and immediately wanted to share it with everyone here.  It is good.  She does not get to the part about her brain injury until about halfway through but watch the whole talk.  It is only 19 minutes long.  

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Comment by Emerson on August 6, 2012 at 2:22pm

Hope, do you have a link for the video you are talking about?  Was it a TEDx talk?  I'd love to see it.

Comment by Hope on August 6, 2012 at 1:14pm

I love teds stuff, ted did a video on craig a couple of years ago

Comment by Richard J on July 12, 2012 at 12:55pm

Very very nice, thanks for sharing this.

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