Press & Media


2016-10-4 | Scientific American | URL
Are Virtual Reality Headsets Safe for Children
Written by Edd Gent, Live Science

2016-6-29 | Hardcore Gamer | URL
Octobo is an Outrageously Adorable Mobile Game
Written by Marcus Estrada

2016-4-11 | The Guardian UK | URL
Swings, slides, and iPads: the gaming companies targeting kids’ outdoor play
Written by Tim Smedley


2015-5-1 | Gamasutra | URL
Stress Analysis in Games and Engaging Play
Written by Nicholas Wojtyna

2015-4-8 | Games GX Brazil | Video Interview 
Health in Games
Produced by Signum Game Studio

2015-4-8 | Psychiatry Advisor | URL
The Role of Video Games and Virtual Reality in Psychiatric Treatment
Written by Marientina Gotsis and Dave Baron

2015-5-08 | USC News | URL
Cinematic arts alum looks at the future of game design
Written by Eileen Kwon


2014-6-12 | Newsweek | URL
Healthcare by Nintendo
Written by John Ericson

2014-2-14 | Daily Trojan | URL
World Jam Inspires Hope for Youth
Written by Grace Goodrich


2013-2-6 | Wired UK | URL
Horror game Nevermind uses your heart rate to set the difficulty
Written by Philippa Warr

2013-11-13 | USC News | URL
Video Game Provides Lift for Wheelchair Users
Written by Eric Lindberg

2013-5-1 | Men’s Health News | URL
3 Weight-Loss Apps That Work
Written by Kasey Panetta

2013-4-23 | Science Omega | URL
Social gaming can promotes healthy behavior
Written by James Morgan

2013-4-20 | DNA India | URL
Gaming your way to good health

2013-4-20 | Pychology Today | URL
4 Keys to Creating Healthy Behavior
Written by Christopher Bergland

2013-4-18 | USC News | URL
Social gaming promotes healthy behavior, reveals new research from USC
Written by Suzanne Wu

(Also in Health News, Counsel& Heal, eScience News, Third Age, La Stampa, Times of India, Deccan Chronicle, RedOrbit, Yahoo! India, Manorama, Deccan Herald, Daily Bhaskar & other media)

2013 (March/April) | The New Physician (subscription URL)
Healthy Entertainment
Written by JoAnna Haugen


2012-10-28 | USC School of Cinematic Arts News | URL
Game Therapy: The Creative Media and Behavioral Health Center hosts showcase for cutting-edge projects
Written by Valerie Turpin

2012-01-27  (First airing) |  WealthTV | PREVIEW
Focal Point: Video Game Empire
Produced by Pamela Glennon

2012-01-06 | The Nation | URL
This Week in Poverty: TANF Is Broken
Written by Greg Kaufmann


USC Games for Health Initiative

2011-4-26 | Daily Trojan | URL
Merging cinema and technology
Written by Laura Cueva

2010-12-15 | USC School of Cinematic Arts News | URL
Pluff in the Middle East: Interactive Media Used to Help Children with Autism

2010-12-9 | USC News | URL
Smartphones, Videogames Let Public Monitor Health
Written by Eddie North-Hager

2010-10-05 | USC News | PDF
Selling Health Through Entertainment
Written by Eddie North-Hager

2010-10-04 | NewsBytes | USC School of Social Work | PDF
USC Video Game Wins Big in Healthy Kids Apps Competition Launched By First Lady
Written by Eddie North-Hager

Summer 2010 | USC Trojan Family Magazine | URL
USC Got Games

2009-07-01 | FastCompany | URL
How Body Sensors Are Gaming the Health System
Written by Kate Rockwood

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