Your Brain on Video Games


Making Waves:
Daphne Bavelier, Ph.D. an expert in cognitive neuroscience , will describe how entertainment and action- packed video games, initially thought as mindless, can induce brain plasticity and a surprisingly vast array of improvements.
Jan L. Plass, a scholar and designer of learning with simulations and games, will discuss how games need to be designed to be effective for
learning and for development of cognitive skills.