Note: In 2013, Health Games Research completed its work. This web site is now an archive and will not be updated. Please visit the web site of the Center for Digital Games Research www.cdgr.ucsb.edu at UC Santa Barbara to find current information about health games and the broader field of digital games, and to use the Health Games Research online searchable database.

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U.S. Navy's Center for Personal and Professional Development

"The Center for Personal and Professional Development was established in 2002 to support the CNO directed Revolution in Training and focus on the continuous personal development of Sailors throughout their careers."

Target Population:
Adults
Young Adults

Social Tags:
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Confederate States of America
Geography of the United States
Hampton Roads
Navy
Technology
United States
United States Navy
Virginia
XML

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Workshops and Programs

Organization type:
Government Agency

Organization expertise:
Military

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

"The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) of the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) is the Army’s corporate, or central, laboratory. Its diverse assortment of unique facilities and dedicated workforce of government and private sector partners make up the largest source of world-class integrated research and analysis in the Army."

Organization:
Army

Social Tags:
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Labor
Military technology
Modeling and simulation
Technology
United States Army Materiel Command
United States Army Research Laboratory
United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
War
XML

Organization expertise:
Engineering
Sciences
Technology and Electronics

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Labor
Technology
War

Services:
Research
Software and Hardware Applications
Workshops and Programs

Organization type:
Research Institution

Location:
United States


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Lincoln University

"Located in southern Chester County, Lincoln is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and offers academic programs in undergraduate study in the arts, sciences as well as graduate programs in human services, reading, education, mathematics, and administration. The University is proud of its faculty for the high quality of their teaching, research, and service, and of its alumni..."

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Social Tags:
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
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Commonwealth System of Higher Education
Lincoln University
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Technology

City:
Chester

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Scholarships

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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University of Washington Department of Biochemistry

The University of Washington’s Department of Biochemistry was a developer of the game FoldIt. "The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Washington has contributed to many phases of this research. Initially recognized for incisive studies of the structure and function of proteins, and the mechanisms of enzyme action, the department branched out into a multitude of other areas."

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Social Tags:
Biochemistry
Biology
CDATA
Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford
DNA
DNA sequencing
Electron microscope
Enzyme
Foldit
Molecular biology
Protein
Protein structure
Technology

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Research

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education
Sciences

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Organization:
University of Washington


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Gorillas in our midst: Sustained inattentional blindness for dynamic events

APA Reference: 

Simons, D. J., & Chabris, C. F. (1999). Gorillas in our midst: Sustained inattentional blindness for dynamic events. Perception, 28, 1059-1074.

Author(s): 
Simons, D. J.
Chabris, C. F.
Year: 
1999
Journal: 
Perception
Game genre:
Educational

Health topic:
Cognition

Target Population:
Adults
Young Adults

Social Tags:
Attention
Blindness
CDATA
Chabris
Cognition
Daniel Simons
Document
Inattentional blindness
Neuropsychological assessment
Perception
Psychology
Unsolved problems in neuroscience
XML

Position:
D. J.

Publication type:
Journal Article

Location:
United States


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Popsicle

Popsicle is a stress reduction game designed to soothe the nerves and induce a sense of balance and well being within players. The free, online game seeks to renew players' spirit by stimulating a shift in cognitive perspective.

Game genre:
Educational

Health topic:
Cognition
Mental Health
Stress and Coping

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
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Document
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.healthy.net/rainbowstress/games.htm
http://www.healthy.net/rainbowstress/popsicle.htm

Game platform:
Internet


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Be Here Now

This free online stress reduction game offers players a chance to relax, balance their mind and emotions, and clarify their thoughts.

Game genre:
Educational

Health topic:
Cognition
Mental Health
Stress and Coping

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
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Document
Emotion
Stress
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.healthy.net/rainbowstress/beherenw.htm
http://www.healthy.net/rainbowstress/games.htm

Game platform:
Internet


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University of Vienna

A sponsor of the Vienna Games Conference,”The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 85,000 students are enrolled at the University of Vienna, in close to 180 courses. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with close to 8,600 employees, 6,500 of which are scientists and academics."

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution
Conference Organizer

Location:
Austria

Social Tags:
Business
CDATA
Doctorate
Geography
Labor
Law
Technology
University of Vienna
Vienna

Calais Document Category:
Business
Labor
Law
Technology

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Research

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education

Organization:
University of Vienna

City:
Vienna


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Bradford College

"Bradford College has been delivering quality education and training for over 175 years. Each year we deliver hundreds of courses to over 23,000 learners, from across the globe. The College is the fourth largest in the country and the largest provider of higher education outside of the university sector in England. Bradford College’s Mission is to help students from the region, nationally and internationally, achieve their potential and make a rewarding contribution to their own communities."

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Social Tags:
Bradford
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England
Local government in England
Technology

City:
Bradford

Services:
Courses
Professional Development

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United Kingdom


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University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education

UW-Madison’s Morgridge Institue for Research sponsors the Games+Learning+Society Conference. "Long recognized as a leader in education, today the School is addressing some of society's most critical needs. Through partnerships with Professional Development Schools, we're preparing future teachers to succeed in diverse urban settings. Through research and innovative programs such as System-wide Change for All Learners and Educators (SCALE), we're helping children improve their skills in reading, mathematics, and science.

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution
Conference Organizer

Social Tags:
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Dane County, Wisconsin
Education
Geography of the United States
Madison, Wisconsin
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Sports in the United States
Technology
University of Wisconsin System
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Wisconsin
Year of birth missing

Services:
Certification
Courses
Professional Development
Research

Calais Document Category:
Education
Technology

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education

Location:
United States

Province Or State:
Wisconsin


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