Link to: Why children gravitate to video games This is a topic I've been thinking about for a while. I've also been curious as to why simulated scenarios such as movies and video games don't attract me as much as they used to. What I have written is not the whole answer...
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It may sound trivial, but that's where its power lies! Being too serious or extrinsically motivated leads to us just reacting to the world (e.g. fight or flight response) which is not a good time to learn. We learn when we are in a state of play where we can poke, prod, toy ...
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Why Play?

March 14, 2019