Science Interviews


Tue, 18th Feb 2014

Learning from video games

Daphne Bavilier, University of Rochester

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When we want our children to learn we might give them books, take them on trips or xbox controllereven just help them do their homework - but what about getting them to play a action packed shooting based video game?

It might not be the first thing to spring to mind but Daphne Bavilier from the University of Rochester believes that these specific types of games can help attention, multitasking and even eyesight. Kate Lamble met up with her at the AAAS conference in Chicago.


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