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Dr Carlo Perotta discusses the effect videogames have on pupils’ education and skills.

12 August 2016 |

Dr Carlo Perotta has written an article for the Conversation, exploring a recent study that examined the effects of video games on maths, reading and science skills in teenagers.

Dr Perotta highlights the significant results found in the report, saying: “It can’t be ignored that there is mounting evidence to support the positive effects of playing games on a wide range of outcomes, such as learning, developing practical skills, and increased attention and motivation.”  

Read the full article: If videogames do benefit pupils' education and-skills, it's time we found out how and why.

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