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.

CD/DVD

Interactivity and reward-related neural activation during a serious videogame

APA Reference: 

Cole, S.W., Yoo, D.J., Knutson, B. (2012) Interactivity and reward-related neural activation during a serious videogame. PLoS ONE, 7(3), e33909.

Author(s): 
Cole, S.W.
Yoo, D.J.
Knutson, B.
Year: 
2012
Journal: 
PLoS ONE
Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Educational
Entertainment
Fighting
Shooter

Health topic:
Cancer

Social Tags:
Academia
CDATA
Open access journals
Open content
PLoS ONE
Public Library of Science
Publishing
XML
Yoo

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Computer

Position:
D.J.

Publication type:
Journal Article

Person:
Knutson
Yoo

Events Facts:
Person Career

Published Medium:
PLoS ONE

Target Population:
Pre-Teens
Teens
Young Adults


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Ayogo Games, Inc.

At Ayogo, we’re helping people change their lives, one fun social game at a time.

Target Population:
Adults
Children
General Audience
Pre-Teens
Seniors
Teens
Young Adults

Organization type:
Animation Studio
Private Company
Software Company
Video Game Company
Web Developer

Social Tags:
Apple Inc.
CDATA
Computing
Facebook
IPhone
IPod
ITunes
Multi-touch
Portable media players
Technology
World Wide Web

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Computer
Handheld Device
Internet
Multi-Platform
Other

Services:
Cloud-based hosting
Education games
Game Design
Health games
Mobile Applications
Social Media Applications
Software Development

Organization expertise:
Game Development
Gamification

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
Vancouver


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Surgery Simulator

“Lives are in your hands as you take on the role of a top surgeon at a busy city hospital.

Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Health topic:
Anatomy
Health Care and Medicine

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Game platform:
CD/DVD

Social Tags:
CDATA
Disaster
Excalibur
Hernia
Medicine
Surgery
Technology
Tonsil
Varicose veins
Vascular surgery
XML

Target Population:
Health Care Professionals


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Social Skill Builder

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Description: 

This software helps kids learn and continue to build the skills of problem solving, friendship/life skills, critical thinking, emotions, and consequences. “The programs use interactive videos to teach key social thinking, language and behavior that are critical to everyday living.” These programs are designed for children with Autism and special needs. The software uses real life scenarios to engage children in answering questions, making judgments, and establishing outcomes.

Organization: 
Health topic:
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Cognition
Mental Health
Social Issues and Skills

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
Autism
CDATA
Cognition
Critical thinking
Document
Education
Learning
Life skills
Psychology
Skill
Social Thinking
Technology

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Computer

Resource type:
Educational Resource

URL:
http://www.socialskillbuilder.com/products.htm

Technical Expertise Required:
Low

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Target Population:
Young Children


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Generation FIT

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Description: 

"Generation FIT is the premier solution for integrating Technology, Games and Software that provide Movement, Fitness, and ExerLearning (R) throughout your school (grades 3-12)."

Organization: 
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Game platform:
CD/DVD

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Technology
XML

Resource type:
Educational Resource

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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Body Mechanics: Escape From Obeez City

In Body Mechanics: Escape from Obeez City, players and a team of experts are miniaturized and sent into the body of a critically obese patient. Players of this DVD game will learn about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and exercising to stay fit.

Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness
Food and Nutrition
Obesity and Weight Loss

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
Bariatrics
Body shape
CDATA
Findlay, Ohio
Geography of the United States
Medical education
Metabolic disorders
Nutrition
Obesity
Ohio
Technology
XML

Game platform:
CD/DVD

Target Population:
Children

URL:
http://www.bodymechanics.tv


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TeachTown: Social Skills Classroom

"Our animated video modeling-based social skills curriculum features engaging animated characters to teach real world social skills.

Game genre:
Educational

Health topic:
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Cognition
Social Issues and Skills

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Game platform:
CD/DVD

Social Tags:
CDATA
Lesson plan
Pedagogy
Teaching
Technology
XML

Target Population:
Children

URL:
http://web.teachtown.com/?section=products&page=main
http://web.teachtown.com/products/social-skills


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Argosy Medical Animation

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Description: 

Argosy Medical Animation is a “provider of multimedia solutions to the medical, pharmaceutical, scientific, consumer products, television, and educational communities. Our medical animation, illustration, and programming style and methodologies have produced outstanding results for clients for the past 16 years."

Organization: 
Health topic:
Health Care and Medicine

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Technology:
animation

Social Tags:
Argosy
CDATA
Communication
Mass media
Multimedia
Technology
Visual arts
XML

Company:
Argosy Publishing

Resource type:
Art Assets
Health/Medical Resource

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Internet
Multi-Platform

Target Population:
Health Care Professionals

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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Arroway Textures

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Description: 

Arroway Textures produces high-resolution images of textures, stone, and other building materials which are used in various areas of digital visualization such as art, design, and architecture.

Organization: 
How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
Academia
CDATA
Computer graphics
Computer science
Document
Science
Technology
Textures
Visualization
XML

Resource type:
Art Assets

Industry Term:
building materials

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Computer

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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3D Models - Science/Medical

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Description: 

A collection of 3D models, textures, software, images, and photos that portray depictions which are in some way related to the medical and science fields.

Organization: 
Health topic:
Health Care and Medicine

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
3D computer graphics
3D modeling
CDATA
Computer graphics
Computer science
Document
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Visual effects
XML

Resource type:
Art Assets
Health/Medical Resource

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Computer

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Company:
The3dStudio.com Inc.


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