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Benefits of Gaming for Learning

benefits of gaming for learning

What college student doesn’t like blowing off some steam after a hard study session or exam? Gaming is one of today’s most popular forms of entertainment, with games of all types and genres developed for an ever-growing worldwide audience.

Aside from entertainment, gaming can be a vehicle for education, a social tool, and even used to improve visual processing capabilities. As technology develops, it is important to adapt computer games and incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle that encourages learning through doing. While pure entertainment games are fun and necessary for relaxation, a renewed focus of using computer games to teach important values and skills would be highly beneficial for future generations.

Find out more about how you can use gaming to enhance learning and fine-tune skills such as cognitive simulation and social skills by checking out the great infographic from Computer Planet below. Perhaps this could even inspire you to launch a new type of educational system based on learning through gaming – the possibilities are endless!

benefits of gaming for learning

 

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