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Sesame Workshop Wants Your Kid to Design Video Games - Forbes

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Sesame Workshop Wants Your Kid to Design Video Games Forbes Now in its third year, the National STEM Video Game Challenge is a competition among middle school and high school kids who design their own video games.
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The serious side of video games - Worcester Telegram

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The serious side of video games Worcester Telegram Serious video games, while still a small fraction of the games market, are increasingly being used to train workers, teach students, raise awareness of social issues and even heighten brain activity.
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A Museum's Games Are Not on Pedestals - New York Times

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A Museum's Games Are Not on Pedestals New York Times Video games, as their name suggests, combine the ancient human practice of formal play with moving pictures, a younger form.
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Museum of Modern Art plays with video games as creative medium - NYU Washington Square News

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NYU Washington Square News Museum of Modern Art plays with video games as creative medium NYU Washington Square News Technology in design has been a source of amazement from both an artistic and scientific standpoint, and now a new medium is...
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Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research - NPR

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NPR Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research NPR Now, you may be thinking what I was thinking when I heard Seung describing his game: Wouldn't a computer using artificial intelligence do a better job of coloring between the...
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Video Games in the Classroom - GOPUSA

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GOPUSA Video Games in the Classroom GOPUSA Tinkering for the past several months at the Silicon Valley offices of one of the world's largest video game developers, the alliance is pushing to develop materials based on off-the-shelf video games that...
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A Museum’s Games Are Not on Pedestals

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The 14 video games the Museum of Modern Art acquired in November are on display in a new installation.
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Video Game Violence: Why Do We Like It, And What's It Doing To Us? - NPR

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NPR Video Game Violence: Why Do We Like It, And What's It Doing To Us? NPR Violent video games have been a small part of the national conversation about gun violence in recent weeks.
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How Videogames Could Help Train the Next Generation of Robotic Surgeons | Wired Science | Wired.com

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Doling out death in the virtual world of first-person-shooter games might help the next generation of surgeons save lives in the real world.
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Video Games In Learning? These 50 Videos Explain What's ...

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Video Games In Learning? These 50 Videos Explain What's Possible.
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In honor of Neil Armstrong, here are some great video games set in ...

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Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has taken his last giant leap. His contribution to NASA, science and mankind can't be understated. May he rest in peace. In celebration of his life, however, I got to thinking ...
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Create iOS and Flash Games with Stencyl

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Stencyl helps you create iOS and Flash games in a flash with or without coding.
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The Gameification of Medicine: How Video Games Are Sharpening ...

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Just don't go thinking that playing FIFA all day will boost your MCAT score.
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Children are having their imaginations destroyed by iPads and video games - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

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Children are having their imaginations destroyed by iPads and video games Telegraph.co.uk (blog) Claire Perry, the Prime Minister's adviser on childhood, has made the headlines by criticising a "treadmill" culture in which parents pressurise...
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Are video games like Assassin's Creed rewriting history? - Globe and Mail

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Globe and Mail Are video games like Assassin's Creed rewriting history? Globe and Mail This is one way history still gets taught: At 6 p.m.
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Video game invades classroom, scores education points - USA TODAY

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Video game invades classroom, scores education points USA TODAY Tinkering for the past several months at the Silicon Valley offices of one of the world's largest video game developers, the alliance is pushing to develop materials based on...
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Nick Kristof Explains Why He's Using Video Games To Help Women In The ... - Co.Exist

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Nick Kristof Explains Why He's Using Video Games To Help Women In The ... Co.Exist Nick Kristof Explains Why He's Using Video Games To Help Women In The Developing World.
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9 Amazing Things Unique to Video Games - IGN

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9 Amazing Things Unique to Video Games IGN If I asked you what's unique about video games, would you be able to name more than three things?
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Alice: Ubisoft's plan to change storytelling in video games - Polygon

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Examiner.com Alice: Ubisoft's plan to change storytelling in video games Polygon For the next generation of video games, Ubisoft, the publisher, responsible for franchises like Assassin's Creed, Splinter Cell and Far Cry, wants to change the way we...
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Studying the Effects of Playing Violent Video Games

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New research suggests violent games can stir hostile urges and aggressive behavior in the short term, but it is not clear whether the habit increases the likelihood of committing a violent crime.
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Game for robots: Video games prove great exercise for surgeons working with ... - Sioux City Journal

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Game for robots: Video games prove great exercise for surgeons working with ...Sioux City JournalPrint Email. 2012-10-18T22:47:07Z 2012-10-22T16:16:39Z Game for robots: Video games prove great exercise for surgeons working with roboticsDolly A.
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Irish video game becomes a successful cognitive therapy tool for children - The Verge

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Irish video game becomes a successful cognitive therapy tool for childrenThe VergeIrish computer game Pesky Gnats!
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How Video Games Could Improve Our Vision - New York Times

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New York TimesHow Video Games Could Improve Our VisionNew York TimesThe developmental psychologist Daphne Maurer made headlines this year with research suggesting that people born with cataracts could improve their eyesight by playing Medal of...
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