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Neurology of Gaming, [Infographic] | All Kinds of Minds

As with most things, “gaming” (or being engaged in video games) has both positives and negatives when it comes to developing minds. Too much gaming, and the positive effects are overshadowed by the negative.

Yet, the right balance can add another avenue for pursuing educational goals and achievement. As a result, more and more programs are using gaming to reach and teach students in ways they never could before. Therapy programs, schools, and even research scientists have all benefitted from the strategic use of games to increase successes.

Below is an infographic from Online Universities looking at the brain on games…

via Neurology of Gaming, Infographic | All Kinds of Minds.

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2 comments on “Neurology of Gaming, [Infographic] | All Kinds of Minds

  1. John Barré
    February 23, 2013

    Reblogged this on John Barre.

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This entry was posted on February 22, 2013 by in Children, Games, INFOGRAPHIC, Science, Youth and tagged , , , , .
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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