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Marketplace Tech for Monday, December 2, 2013

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This week, Marketplace Tech takes a look at the intersection of video games and mental health. We'll be talking with a few different people -- researchers, gamers, and game designers. Today we'll speak with artist Kara Stone. She recently built her first video game, but instead of a battlefield or a fantasy world, the game's landscape is built around the experience of mental illness.

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