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Learning while you Play!

How can we learn from playing video games and how is this influential to our adult life?
Addressing the broad topic of what can children and teenagers learn from playing video games should be how children can learn from playing video games. Research by Daphne, et al. (2012) examined; reaction time, cognition, memory, processing speed, and visualization perception. Each skill is leaned and enhanced by playing action video games. Children and teenagers have the will to learn these skills.

Cyberbullying and Social Media

Cyberbullying on Social Media How does it affect Teens Today?Teens have the world at their fingertips if they own a mobile device or computer. In a matter of seconds, teens can be connected to someone from another country, stream live footage of their family, update their status with location and post pictures of themselves for the world to see.Teens now have the ability to interact with people from across the globe and across the classroom with the power of their mobile device.

Women In Technology

Over the past ten years, the gaming industry has changed drastically.  Although more women are working in the gaming world, the number of women in the development of games or (devs) is still meager as compared to the number of men in developer roles.  Gaming developers are responsible for creating the virtual worlds within games.  As compared to ten years ago, the number of women in the gaming industry has only slightly increased; however, there has been no significant change to the amount of women coding, script writing, and graphics development. Why do women in gaming primarily hold positions in administration, management, and advertising, when women have the creativity and technological attributes that could significantly contribute to the development of games?

Skills from Gaming

Improve Motor SkillsSocio-motor skills are associated with laparoscopic surgeries, pilots, and several other professions, which require improved motor skills. All parents want their child to be intelligent, successful, and productive adults. A child gamer can enhance skills such as eye-hand coordination, decision-making, and socio-motor skills. Children learn and retain new information at a rapid rate.


Cognition, decision-making, and socio-motor skills can be strengthenedThis first post in a series of three will discuss how cognition, decision-making, and socio-motor skills can be strengthened and sustained throughout gameplay. The required monitoring of the entire screen, such as enemies who appear in the periphery requires a high temporal precession. Enemies who appear in the periphery area of the screen are landscape invokes cognitive process, decision-making, and reaction simultaneously. These cognitive processing speeds exceed the speed of day-to-day life. First person shooting ga…