Jane McGonigal designs simulations that transport people into possible futures to test our response to the threats, risks, and challenges we might face. And to help us feel less anxious, more creative, and helpful as we forge ahead.
The prevailing public and media narrative about social media has often focused on the negatives. Yet social media platforms have proved crucial during India’s COVID-19 crisis. Here’s how we can make sense of it all.
In addition to creating a COVID-19 vaccine, we need a major push to understand how people will react to it. Here are the questions we need to ask now to get ahead of the potential behavioral challenges.
We are reluctant to tell people how to live their lives, except insofar as individual decisions affect the lives of others. We can learn a valuable lesson for the present moment from the examples of smoking and drunk driving.