ITEC 2018: Optimizing Training for Today’s Workforce

Below is a link to my paper from the 2018 International Forum for the Military and Civil Simulation, Training and Education Community (ITEC).  I spoke about the principles of Andragogy and how they naturally align to the way that games operate, and how players learn through game play. Game On!:  Optimizing Training for Today’s Workforce  

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Your Brain on Video Games

This is one of my favorite TED Talks. It is by cognitive scientist Daphne Bavelier, and she discusses some of the positive cognitive effects of playing action video games.  So Call of Duty and Fallout are actually good for you.  Playing action video games, such as these, improves spatial recognition, eyesight, attention span, and the ability to multi-task more efficiently.  

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