Video Games for Developing Positive Psychology Habits

Can video games be engaging and help teens learn life skills? Developing social and emotional skills is critical for positive youth development, and practicing habits like empathy, gratitude, and mindfulness can cultivate those skills. Embedding these practices into gameplay offers a tremendous opportunity to meet teens where they are and where they want to be. Rivers will discuss how iThrive collaborates with game developers to design evidence-based, engaging games that provide opportunities for teens to adopt positive psychology habits that help them thrive.