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MindHabits To Offer Stress Relief, Self Confidence To Gamers
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 5 comments

Got Game Entertainment recently announced work on MindHabits, a unique new game which Got Game promises will reduce stress and increase self-confidence. MindHabits is based on research conducted by McGill University's Dr. Mark Baldwin and features over 200 levels of play in 4 core game types.

Based on more than a decade of research and findings by Dr. Mark Baldwin of esteemed McGill University in Montreal, MindHabits presents simple and fun challenges that can help you maintain a more positive state of mind resulting in reduced stress, boosted self-confidence, reduced exam anxiety, improved work performance, and even a better golf game!

MindHabits for PC and Mac features scientifically designed training challenges, as well as measurement tools, to help you gain and maintain a more smiling faces in a crowd of frowns, which studies have shown can help train your mind to react to positive information. Similarly, word challenges associate certain concepts with your own personal words, reinforcing positive personal associations and activating positive patterns of thought.

More than a decade of research and findings behind “MindHabits” shows that people can actually train themselves to develop positive mental habits using specially designed games such as MindHabits. Playing can help reduce the stress hormone cortisol by up to 17%, and benefits can be gained from playing in just 5 minutes a day. 

Features:
• 200 levels of game play in 4 core games
• Daily tracking of results and measurement of progress over time
• Customizable male/female only options
• Over 1,500 face images in higher levels
• Game play adaptable to player skill level 
• Ability to customize for age, neighborhood, and facial characteristics
• Science lab that explains how and why MindHabits works

Scheduled to be released in August for Mac OS X and Windows, the game will cost $19.99.

Head over to the linked pages below for more information.

MindHabits
Got Game Entertainment


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