Angry Birds, Calm Mind?


Can playing Angry Birds really make you feel more Zen? The answer, according to Jane McGonigal at Lion’s Roar, is yes:

When we play games … we’re not just paying attention to the game—we’re paying a special quality of attention. That quality is called flow.

Stephanie Bento is a writer, classical cellist, and photographer living in Washington, DC. In her writing, she is interested in exploring the musicality of sound and form, and our connection to time and place. Find out more about her creative work at, or say hello/bonjour on Twitter @saudadebelle. More from this author →