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How Geek Culture is saving the world. Can geeky, nerdy, and techy things help heal the world? Absolutely. | For the Geek Therapy Podcast and more, visit http://www.geektherapy.com.
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Trip Hawkins' new game focuses on social emotional learning

Trip Hawkins' new game focuses on social emotional learning | Geek Therapy | Scoop.it

Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships...

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Reg Corney's curator insight, December 17, 2013 3:54 PM

This is such a great idea. Trip has made his money in the gaming industry and now turns his focus to emotional learning. Great work

Dana Eckhoff's curator insight, December 17, 2013 9:21 PM

Excited to see what the huddled masses at EA can do when turned loose on a game for good.

Deborah Banker's curator insight, December 20, 2013 11:08 AM

Finally, found one for the little ones!

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Video Games Keep Elderly People Emotionally Healthy, New Study Says

Video Games Keep Elderly People Emotionally Healthy, New Study Says | Geek Therapy | Scoop.it
A new study from the North Carolina State University suggests that elderly people who play video games report a better well-being and emotional functioning.
Josué Cardona's insight:

Here is another report suggesting a possible link between video games and improved emotional health, this time among adults over the age of 63. I'm curious to know exactly what games were played and users' skill levels as those factors can make a huge difference. 

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