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|Session Name:||Video Game Rx: Narratives as Therapy|
|Company Name(s):||University of Texas at Arlington|
|Track / Format:||Game Narrative Summit|
|Overview:||Narratives can have a powerful effect on players. This session explores some of the emotional and psychological benefits players may experience when playing games. Through a few simple mechanisms, popular games give players the chance to better understand their thoughts, gain skills and adopt new perspectives.|