Brains and Games International Design Fiction Competition

We’re pleased to announce the Brains and Games International Design Fiction Competition, featuring a Brainstorming Workshop by Dr. Dimitris Grammenos. Save the date, spread the word. More details at https://brainsatplay.com/competition/

2020 End-of-Year Report

Dear CM&BHC Community,I am excited to celebrate the end of 2020, hoping that the bad parts are not a trailer for 2021. Despite the many challenges, grief, and losses, there were also many moments of celebration. And certainly, a lot of experimentation to survive. What are some* of the highlights of the year from our community? (I have been stalking you as best as I can…)The Brain Architecture Game went… Read More »2020 End-of-Year Report

EVENT: Livewire – A Stimulating Night of Neurotechnology

March 5, 2021 @ 4pm RSVP + DETAILS It’s 2045 in Los Angeles. While in-person social interaction has declined, direct-to-consumer biological enhancements are on the rise—including some that interface directly with the brain. In this brave new world, what new modes of human connection are being developed? A thriving corporation from the future, Mousai Neurotechnologies, invites you to a showcase of its latest advancement in social neurotechnology. Enabled by real brain-sensing headsets,… Read More »EVENT: Livewire – A Stimulating Night of Neurotechnology

New Class: CTIN 575 – Health and Interactive Entertainment Research Lab

CTIN 575 – Health and Interactive Entertainment Research Lab (2-4 units) Fall 2020 Theme: “Love Matters”  A hands-on transdisciplinary lab tackling the complex problem of capturing, defining, understanding, analyzing, summarizing, synthesizing, curating, presenting, and preserving the lived experience of romance in human relationships. When: Flexible schedule to be negotiated between students and instructor.  INSTRUCTOR Prof. Marientina Gotsis, MFA gotsis@usc.edu Course Description: Emerging transdisciplinary research methods for conducting formative or summative… Read More »New Class: CTIN 575 – Health and Interactive Entertainment Research Lab

Progressive MA degree option extended to July 1, 2020

If you interested in the MA in Cinematic Arts with emphasis in Media Arts, Games and Health, the application deadline and requirements have been modified. Eligibility & Application (Spring & Summer 2020 Graduating Seniors): Due to the unprecedented circumstances related to COVID-19, Spring & Summer 2020 graduating seniors, have been extended a special invitation to begin a progressive degree program after they complete their bachelor’s degree.