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Raise your self-esteem with a computer game

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Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology.

He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book “Making Habits, Breaking Habits” (Da Capo, 2003) and several ebooks:

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Back in the days when I allowed myself to play computer games I used to find Quake extremely good for venting anger. I don’t think it did anything for my self-esteem though. Mainly it just made me want to use a chainsaw to rip people’s heads off. Researchers at McGill University have more constructive ideas.

[Story from Science Daily] [McGill’s self-esteem site]