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August 6, 2013
Brain chemistry in the young and the new trend of "game-ifying" philanthropy: Some questions, no answers...yet.
"By gamifying philanthropy (through mobile apps and websites) are we negatively affecting the way that children/youth brains develop? AND by incentivizing giving through these same platforms are we risking the possibility of removing the overall health benefits that voluntary (i.e. non-rewarded) community engagement provides in the long run?"-- Gena Rotstein, the Calgary Herald