Making serious applications more engaging by increasing feedback to stimulate action, through the application of principles of Cognitive Psychology and Behaviorism.

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How does Gamification change User Behavior?

On Location Based Applications the use of Gamification is essential. As you move along and check in you earn badges and points. Users also find themselves in a leader board, which most certainly ...
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Alternative reward levels to “Gold, Silver, Bronze”?

I am looking for an easily identifiable awarding scheme, but without using metals, specifically "Gold, Silver, Bronze". Does such a thing exist?
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How can I implement a scarcity pattern in the gamification of a forum

StackExchange uses a scarcity design pattern when new users are restricted in how many comments, up votes, and down votes they can post contingent on their score/rank. My client wants to implement ...
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What is the best way to motivate users to participate in completing tedious tasks?

I am working for a company that is looking to crowdsource some tasks in a fun, engaging way. The problem is that the task is very tedious. How do we keep our users engaged long enough to complete the ...