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Playing with avatars that are powerful in a game world, or avatars that we find attractive, makes us more confident and optimistic, so that we're more likely to successfully flirt with strangers or negotiate in a workplace meeting. Just ninety seconds of playing with an avatar can change your odds for success in a real-world situation for 24 hours.

Jane McGonigal