Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal is a world-renowned designer of alternate reality games designed to improve real lives and solve real problems. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World and is the inventor and co-founder of SuperBetter, a game that has helped nearly half a million players tackle real-life health challenges such as depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and traumatic brain injury. Jane’s new book, SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient, reveals a decade’s worth of scientific research into the ways all games change how we respond to stress, challenge and pain. She shares stories and data from players who have followed the SuperBetter rules to get stronger, happier and braver in the face of depression, anxiety, illness and injury.