The TEDTalk below corrects the misconceptions about gaming - the belief that gamers invest a lot of time into an activity with no “real life” value. Never mind that gaming is fun, entertaining or, for some, a stress reliever, spending time gaming when you’re young can make you a virtuoso - a super-empowered hopeful individuals.
Jane McGonigal, Game Designer, leads the TEDTalk, Gaming can make a better world. She asks: “why doesn’t the real world work more like an online game?” and shares her research to reveal that the skills developed while gaming can help solve the world’s problems.
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