Article Announcement: Turning Life into a Game

I’ve written critically on how social media and the gaming industry uses psychological hacks to get people hooked, but is there a positive side to hacking our brains? Gamification is using gaming techniques to motivate users to do things they may not otherwise want to do. My recent article in MercatorNet, “Turning life into a game,” looks at the pluses and minuses of using gamification as a motivation tool.