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What should be the role of computer games in education?

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PIBBS) Game advocates are calling for a sweeping transformation of conventional education to replace traditional curricula with game-based instruction. But what do researchers have to say about this idea and what … Continue reading

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What types of video games improve brain function?

Article title: Impacts of Video Games on Cognition (and How the Government Can Guide the Industry From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences From “brain games” designed to enhance mental fitness, to games used to improve real-world problems, … Continue reading

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Can a Wii or X-box console help stroke sufferers with their physical activity program?

Energy expenditure and exercise intensity of interactive video gaming in individuals poststroke From Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair Individuals poststroke are prone to a sedentary lifestyle, with poor maintenance of long-term physical activity (PA). The American Heart Association and the American … Continue reading

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