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“Inside the research that could change the perception of kids, gaming and gender…”

“That means Wiseman’s study, even as a hastily done convenience sample, is still important. These kinds of questions weren’t being asked of this population before, and now they are. And researchers like Patchin have reason to take them further.To Burch, the findings are more than just the first steps on the way to better research. […]
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Let the Kids Learn Through Play – NYTimes.com

“Play is often perceived as immature behavior that doesn’t achieve anything,” says David Whitebread, a psychologist at Cambridge University who has studied the topic for decades. “But it’s essential to their development. They need to learn to persevere, to control attention, to control emotions. Kids learn these things through playing.” Source: Let the Kids Learn […]