A new piece of research out of Columbia University offers a double dose of good news for those who support video game play among your children. The study, which was… more »
Often the latest studies about how children learn or what the effect of a given game might be are trapped in expert-facing journal articles and dense social science writing. We cut through the technical speak and explain it as best we can in our Learning Research reports.
Whether playing video games has negative effects is something that has been debated for 30 years, in much the same way that rock and roll, television, and even the novel… more »
When it comes to games for young children, one of the persistent worries parents and others express is the effects of allowing the very young to use smartphones or tablets…. more »
Experts have often expressed concern that video games help make kids sedentary and may contribute to childhood obesity, but a new study indicates that physical video games like the Xbox… more »