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Digital Doc Games explores how videogames make a difference. Join Dr. Amiad Fredman (Digital Doc), as we explores how games help us grow, connect, and heal.

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Digital Doc Games explores how videogames make a difference. Join Dr. Amiad Fredman (Digital Doc), as we explores how games help us grow, connect, and heal.

    Virtual Reality Brain Training - Virtuleap CEO Amir Bozorgzadeh

    Virtual Reality Brain Training - Virtuleap CEO Amir Bozorgzadeh

    How does virtual reality take brain training and cognitive assessment to the next level? What are the challenges of navigating the Games For Health market? 

    In this interview with Virtuleap's CEO & co-founder Amir Bozorgzadeh , we chat about all of this and more!

    💬 Learn More About The World's First Prescribable Videogame!
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    🔴 Continue the Conversation In Our Discord: 
    https://discord.gg/mAZKthr9uu​

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    https://virtuleap.com/
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    🕘Timestamps:
    0:00​​ Video Start
    00:30 Introduction
    03:30 How Akili's EndeavorRX FDA approval changed Games For Health
    06:40 How to drive collaboration and adoption in Games For Health
    12:15 Amir's background and first VR experience 
    18:55 What is Virtuleap and how does brain training in VR work? 
    23:32 How is Virtuleap as a games for health different than a puzzle game like Portal, or a clinical cognitive assessment test, like the MoCA test? 
    26:55 What kind of research and clinical validation does Virtuleap need? 
    29:03 What is the current and ideal commercialization strategy for Virtuleap?  
    37:33 Wrap Up - Like, Subscribe, Share!

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    #VR #braintraining #brainhealth

    • 38 min
    3 Docs Discuss What Remains of Edith Finch - Dr. Amiad Fredman, Dr. Matthew Tyler, DocBrooke

    3 Docs Discuss What Remains of Edith Finch - Dr. Amiad Fredman, Dr. Matthew Tyler, DocBrooke

    In this review discussion, 3 doctors get together to talk about what makes What Remains of Edith Finch such a powerful game!

    💬 Watch the Impact Review written by Dr. Matthew Tyler!
    https://youtu.be/veXT_IgbVKQ

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    🕘Timestamps:
    00:00 - Intro
    01:56 - What were our first impressions of What Remains of Edith Finch?
    05:22 - What are Dr. Matt Tyler's thoughts on the game as a palliative medicine physician?
    10:44 - Gone Home vs. What Remains of Edith Finch
    13:00 - Pixar's Coco vs What Remains of Edith Finch
    15:40 - Is the curse real? 
    23:40 - The most powerful scenes of What Remains of Edith Finch
    43:23 - What other impactful games have you been playing recently?



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    https://www.twitch.tv/DocBrooke

    Check out the PalliMed What Remains of Edith Finch Review!
    https://www.pallimed.org/2021/03/what-remains-of-edith-finch-video-game.html

    #WhatRemainsOfEdithFinch #SeriousGames #Review

    • 50 min
    Gaming Events For Neurodiverse & Autistic Youth - Aspiring Youth's Ben Wahl Interview

    Gaming Events For Neurodiverse & Autistic Youth - Aspiring Youth's Ben Wahl Interview

    How are videogames being used to aid in the social growth of autistic youth? What is NeurodiverseNW, and why do we need neurodiverse accessible gaming events?

    In this interview with Aspiring Youth's founder Ben Wahl , we discuss why games and the events that celebrates them are so important to neurodiverse communities! 

    💬 Learn More About NeurodiverseNW - A Gaming Event For Autistic Youth 
    https://youtu.be/dh5P7VeoBQc

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    🔴 Continue the Conversation In Our Discord: 
    https://discord.gg/mAZKthr9uu​

    Check out Aspiring Youth!
    https://aspiringyouth.net/

    Check out the NeurodiverseNW Conference!
    https://neurodiversenw.com/

    🕘Timestamps:
    0:00​​ Video Start
    00:20 Introduction
    01:26 How is Aspiring Youth Using Games To Help Autistic Youth?
    06:10 How Is Minecraft Being Used For Autistic Youth?
    11:15 Why Is Accessibility & Representation In Games Important?
    13:35 Is It Challenging For Autistic Youth To Connect With Game Characters?
    19:00 What Does Neurdivergent/Neurotypical Mean? 
    23:07 Why Do We Need Neurodiverse Accessible Gaming Events?
    30:53 Where To Learn More About NeurodiverseNW & Aspiring Youth

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    #neurodiverse #videogames​ #autism

    • 33 min
    Role Playing Games For Social Skills Training - Dr. Raffael Boccamazzo Interview

    Role Playing Games For Social Skills Training - Dr. Raffael Boccamazzo Interview

    How are role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons being used to help teach social skills for autistic kids? In this interview with Dr. R. Boccamazzo (Dr. B), we talk all about the connection between tabletop role playing games, social skills, and autism! #AutismAcceptanceMonth​

    💬 A Gaming Event For Autistic Youth And Their Families
    https://youtu.be/dh5P7VeoBQc​

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    🔴 Continue the Conversation In Our Discord:
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    Follow Dr. B On Twitter!
    https://twitter.com/TheeDoctorB​

    🕘Timestamps:
    0:00​​​ Video Start
    00:22​ Introduction
    00:51​ What In The World Should We Call Ourselves?
    02:52​ What Was Dr. B's Training And Career Path Like?
    05:30​ How Dr. B Ended Up Using D&D To Teach Social Skills
    08:50​ What's The Connection Between Role Playing Games And Social Skills Training?
    15:33​ Who Should Play Role Playing Games?
    16:35​ How Do Role Playing Games Help Autistic Individuals?
    21:04​ Can Violence In Videogames Be GOOD??
    24:10​ When Did You See The Game/Therapy "Click"?
    29:40​ What's The Difference Between Videogames And Tabletop Games?

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    #gamesforhealth​​ #videogames​

    • 32 min
    Making Back Then - A Game about Alzheimer's | Negaoryx & Outrider's Ruben Pereira Interview

    Making Back Then - A Game about Alzheimer's | Negaoryx & Outrider's Ruben Pereira Interview

    Back Then is an adventure game about an elderly poet diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Join Outriders studio lead developer, Ruben Pereira, as well as voice actress and streamer, Negaoryx, as we discuss the road to making this powerful game. For all things games and health keep it right here at Digital Doc Games!

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    Timecodes:
    00:00 - Intro
    02:10 - What has been your game of the pandemic?
    05:00 - Working at Disney Land
    08:50 - About Back Then
    12:44 - Playing Kathryn - the daughter of someone with Alzheimer's
    17:45 - Why a videogame is the right medium for the story of Back Then
    24:00 - Playing as a character who forgets and player agency
    30:07 - What would you like someone to walk away with after playing Back Then?
    37:05 - NikOnDemand - "Why was the occupation of Thomas chosen to be a poet?"
    38:35 - When/Where to play Back Then and find Ruben and negaoryx
    40:43 - LSquish - Do you think Back Then will be comforting to me who has had relatives with dementia? 

    Learn more about Back Then: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1573860/Back_Then/

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    https://twitter.com/BackThenGame
    https://twitter.com/negaoryx

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    Catch Digital Doc Games on Twitch for live interviews and fun gameplay! 
    https://www.twitch.tv/digitaldocgames...​

    Digital Doc Games has one goal - to demonstrate how videogames make a difference. Follow along for interviews, reviews, let's plays, and more

    • 43 min
    Art, Health, & Immersive Technology | Hatsumi VR's Sarah Ticho

    Art, Health, & Immersive Technology | Hatsumi VR's Sarah Ticho

    Sarah Ticho is working at the intersect of art, health, and technology. Hear how she is using VR to empower people to better express their physical, emotional, and mental health. For all things health and gaming, subscribe to Digital Doc Games. https://YouTube.com/DigitalDocGames

    Timecodes: 
    00:00 - Start
    14:40 - Hatsumi VR

    Visit Hatsumi's website: https://www.hatsumivr.com/

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    Digital Doc Games has one goal - to demonstrate how videogames have positive impacts on people's lives. Follow along for interviews, reviews, let's plays, and more!

    • 37 min

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Jimmyboykun ,

Awesome Perspective

This is an awesome idea in talking about gaming and healthcare. Those two words don’t usually mix together in today’s medical society. As someone who is learning how to develop video games and trying to get into medical school. it opens my mind on how those two field mix!

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