Uncovering mechanisms in video game research: suggestions from the expert-performance approach

@inproceedings{Towne2014UncoveringMI,
  title={Uncovering mechanisms in video game research: suggestions from the expert-performance approach},
  author={Tyler J. Towne and K. Anders Ericsson and Anna Sumner},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2014}
}
In the United States, video game playing is an immensely popular form of entertainment; the majority of adults will have had some experience with video games during their lives (Rideout et al., 2010). As the popularity of video games in entertainment has increased, so has interest in exploring the potential effects that video games may have on learning and generalizable cognitive ability. Educators have begun to seek a way to use video games as a tool to motivate students to learn academic… CONTINUE READING
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