Gaming for peace

This summer I attended a conference on entrepreneurship in Santa Cruz, Tenerife. Nolan Bushnell, „the father“ of the video game console Atari and the former mentor of Steve Jobs, was one of the speakers. He was talking about how video games stimulate cognitive processes and how we can learn from video games for the real life. But besides getting smarter through playing games, Bushnell also stressed their educational value. Applying a correct design, video games can make learning attractive and [Read more...]