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Why games are good for learning?

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Francesco G. Lamacchia's curator insight, November 21, 2013 11:48 AM

Giocando....s'impara! 

Julio Cirnes's curator insight, November 25, 2013 3:46 PM

Please teacher, more games!

Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 2014 8:19 AM

Self explanatory visual on the benefits of gaming as a means of learning. Outlined are the rewards, mastery, engagement, intensity, exercise, readiness, and competitiveness. These types of graphics need to be displayed in the classroom. There's always parents who are unsure of how gaming qualifies as teaching. Can't they just sit their kid in front of an iPad all day at home? Well, in the appropriate setting, with the right direction and guidance, games are certainly good for learning. Some people just don't know that from experience yet.

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Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Alzheimer's Disease? - Motley Fool

Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Alzheimer's Disease?
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For years, scientists thought that the disease could be caused by lowered levels of a neurotransmitter in the brain called acetylcholine.
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There is still so much work to be done to better understand the function of the human brain. 

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B Vitamin Treatment Reduces Gray Matter Atrophy, May Prevent Alzheimer's - Medical Daily

B Vitamin Treatment Reduces Gray Matter Atrophy, May Prevent Alzheimer's - Medical Daily | Optimum brain performance & learning | Scoop.it
Medical Daily B Vitamin Treatment Reduces Gray Matter Atrophy, May Prevent Alzheimer's Medical Daily Compared to the placebo group, subjects receiving B vitamins (specifically, folic acid 0.8 mg, vitamin B12 0.5 mg, vitamin B6 20 mg) showed a...
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A step in the right direction.  A nutritionally balanced diet would be even better

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