From the Fall of 2016 to the Spring of 2017, the play2PREVENT lab partnered with iThrive and conducted two pilot research studies of videogames that focus on increasing empathy in adolescents.

iThrive collaborates with game developers, conducts research, and provide resources and support to foster teen thriving through gameplay. iThrive’s work is rooted in–and seeks to advance–science at the intersection of teen development, social and emotional skills, positive psychology, gaming, and game design.