Science of Gaming: Children and Video Games

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Aug 31st at 2:30 PM until 3:30 PM

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Join me (Dr. Tyler Black, a psychiatrist from BC Children's Hospital), in a review of the latest science regarding the impact of video games on children. Do games make children smarter? Will children exposed to gaming become violent? Can games be addictive? Can I think of an obligatory funny question? The last decade of research on the effects of gaming on children's brains has been controversial, exciting, and revolutionary.