Serious Games and Playful Interactions for a Healthy Lifestyle in the City

Playing video games is an enormous popular activity because of the appealing characteristics and experience such as immersion, interactivity, fantasy and challenge. Hence, harnessing these appealing gaming characteristics for other purposes than pure entertainment, such as health promotion, seems a very promising strategy.

Monique’s research focuses on how serious games and game practices can be harnessed for promoting a healthy lifestyle.