Video games are good for young people

Video games are good for young people

Sep 2, 2013

Over at the Conversation, Daniel Johnson, Christian Jones and Jane Burns have conducted a comprehensive review of research papers and reports from around the world to explore the role of video games in young people’s lives.  The results may in fact surprise you around the positive ways video games can impact the lives of young people.  You can read the...

Video Games are good for you – new research by YAWCRC

Video Games are good for you – new research by YAWCRC

Jul 22, 2013

Launched at PAX Australia over the weekend, new Young and Well CRC research reveals young people can experience positive effects from playing videogames, highlighting an opportunity to use videogames for wellbeing. You can find a link to the report here Share...

2013 Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry from The ESA

2013 Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry from The ESA

Jun 12, 2013

Every year The ESA release a research report about the video games industry.  You can find the 2013 Essential Facts Report here. Share this:

QUT study looks into screen time habits of young children

QUT study looks into screen time habits of young children

Jan 8, 2013

A recent study undertaken by QUT was discussed on ABC news.  The study shows that children are actually better off playing video games than watching TV. To watch the video click here. Share...

PWC (US) Research Report – The evolution of video gaming and content consumption

PWC (US) Research Report – The evolution of video gaming and content consumption

Aug 2, 2012

Recently PWC (US) have released a research report titled “The evolution of video gaming and content consumption”.  You can access the report here. The report covers: The habits, involvement and attitudes among gamers across several gaming devices including conoles, PC’s, tablets and smartphones Consumer interest in consuming traditional...

Games Based Learning Research

Games Based Learning Research

Jun 15, 2012

In 2011 the Victorian Dept of Education and Early Childhood Development invited 40 schools to participate in games based learning research trials to investigate the impact that serious games, virtual worlds and game development can have when incorporated into target areas of the curriculum. They have prepared a great video which can be seen here. The research...