Games are an incredibly powerful means of keeping our imaginations alive and exploring the emotional complexity of the human mind.
iThrive Games believes in the possibility that we can live into a new age of game design that is as fun as it is instructive. So, they partner with scientists, teens, and game developers in pursuit of that future. Rather than shaming children’s love for video games, they embrace it and “explore how great games can empower teens to discover and use their unique strengths, unlock their potential, and take charge of their well-being.” Their research starts with consulting experts in social-emotional learning and positive psychology and flows to the expected users (kids) for a robust feedback loop that leads to games that “support teen flourishing.” The best part? Young learners can participate in their Game Design Studios to experience the ins-and-outs of game design. Explore all they have to offer below.