Look out world, gamers also have higher moral reasoning skills!

Young people who play video games, including violent titles, display more developed moral reasoning skills than their non-gaming peers, a study has found. Source: Young people who play video games have higher moral reasoning skills – inews.co.uk I really don’t mean to toot the video gaming horn, but video gaming and educational technology are very much […]

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There is a correlation between gamers and intelligence

First off, there’s pretty firm evidence to suggest that some forms of gaming are correlated with high scores in conventional IQ tests. For example, researchers at the University of York found that adults who play online strategy games (particularly those involving team cooperation) score highly on standard intelligence tests. Source: Science Says Gamers Are Smarter Than Non-Gamers – Armchair Arcade […]

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What barriers are causing your students to appear to be lazy?

I’ve been a psychology professor since 2012. In the past six years, I’ve witnessed students of all ages procrastinate on papers, skip presentation days, miss assignments, and let due dates fly by. I’ve seen promising prospective grad students fail to get applications in on time; I’ve watched PhD candidates take months or years revising a […]

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Use Netflix to reinforce and learn foreign language skills

LLN is a Chrome extension that gives you superpowers over Netflix. It makes studying languages with films/series more effective and enjoyable. Source: Language Learning with Netflix The LLN Chrome Extension adds features to the viewing of Netflix movies, setting up a fun way of learning of reinforcing your foreign language skills. Once a movie is selected, […]

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