Feb 19, 2010
In this video from the TED conference 2010, game designer Jane McGonigal explains the prosocial potential for video and online games.
An interesting example of the increasing role played by Positive Psychology in interactive design and development.
Jun 29, 2009
In this very interesting keynote given at the recent Game Developers Conference, Jane McGonigal discusses the role of Positive Psychology in gaming. Another significant sign of how the world of ICT is embracing the perspective of Positive Technology...
Jul 29, 2006
Adrian White, Analytic Social Psychologist at the University of Leicester has developed the first ever World Map of Happiness. He analysed data published by several organizations, including UNESCO, the CIA, the New Economics Foundation, and the WHO, to create a global projection of subjective well-being.
Below is a small version of this map (source: Emerging Technology Trends). On this map, red indicates a high level of happiness.
A Flash version of this map is available here.