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Can An App Help Teach Empathy and Mindfulness?

Visiting Researcher Anna Ly is creating an app that uses breath and storytelling to teach empathy and mindfulness to young kids. Today, educators are using mindfulness meditation techniques in schools to get kids to slow… Read More…

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Video Games For Grown-Ups

Link: http://www.fastcompany.com/3038466/video-games-for-grown-ups The Fast Company wrote a nice piece on the future of games.  Check it out! "A perfect storm of distribution channels, game literacy, and appetite for content has led to an explosion of… Read More…

GIL on SciTech Now!

The Game Innovation Lab piece will be featured in this week’s episode of SciTech Now, the weekly multiplatform magazine program that explores the nexus of fresh ideas, new technologies and scientific discoveries. The segment will… Read More…

Amy Cuddy Takes a Stand

We've been collaborating with Amy Cuddy at Harvard on building a game using her power pose research to reduce math anxiety, and the Times just did a piece about her. She mentions the collaboration work… Read More…

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White House Game Jam

Our very own artist in residence Kaho Abe was an honored guest at the White House Game Jam.  Kaho and Chloe Varelidi teamed up to create PandEmoji, a Social Emotional Learning game. From the projects… Read More…

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Fidget Widgets in the Press

New Widgets Let You Snap, Crackle … and Think… Help NYU game researchers make fidgeting more productive Do you doodle, fidget, or fiddle with things on your desk while you work?  A surprisingly large number… Read More…

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Lab Grad Student Launches Startup from NYU’s Summer Launch Pad

A class project has evolved into a startup for Human Computer Interaction researcher and computer science Ph.D. candidate Mike Karlesky. “It's much easier to understand when you try it than to describe it in words,”… Read More…

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Kaho Abe of the NYU Game Innovation Lab – Cool Hunting

Our artist in residence is featured on Cool Hunting!   In anticipation of NYU's Brooklyn Polytechnic artist-in-residence Kaho Abe's presentation at Kill Screen's upcoming Two5six conference, we visited the one-time fashion designer, then wearable technology… Read More…

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GIL Artist in Residence a Keynote Speaker for the Global Game Jam!

Check it out! Artist in Residence at the Game Innovation Lab at NYU-Poly, Kaho researches and builds games that utilize technology to bring people together face to face. An important part of her practice is… Read More…

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Night Games, featuring artists and designers from GIL

  Night Games brings people together within an interactive musical game environment to collaborate in an act of co-creation through rhythm and dance. This interactive musical environment inspires players to interact with a rich fantasy… Read More…

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