Featured on Scientific American

on Sep 19, 2012
I'm excited to announce that one of our founding members - Jared Lorince - has published an article with Scientific American called, Chasing LaPlace's Demon. The article covers how simple decision making heuristics can outperform much more...

Guest Author - Isaac Knowles

on Aug 22, 2011
This week we have a guest author at Motivate. Play. Isaac Knowles is a PhD student in Economics at the Louisiana State University (LSU). Issac is interested in economies of games, but perhaps not in the traditional sense, as you will see in his...

Welcoming a New Member

on May 3, 2011
We realize that things have been rather quiet here at Motivate. Play.  This Friday marks the end of the semester for many of us, so we will be working hard to get some new material published and back on a more rigorous schedule after we wrap...

Winner. Winner. Chicken Dinner.

on Apr 18, 2011
As most of you know each month we will be reviewing and giving away a copy of a book related to science and games, and this month Jared Lorince reviewed Reality is Broken by Jane McGonigal. Thank you to everyone who entered the contest, but alas...