The Neuroscience of Gaming, Part IV: A Critical Look at the Role of Games in Health Care

  • Published22 Jun 2016
  • Reviewed22 Jun 2016
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With a number of brain training games being tested in research labs and others already on the market, important ethical questions remain: Do they work? Are there any risks? Neuroscientist Martha Farah addresses these and other questions.

The speaker, Martha Farah, is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences and director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society at the University of Pennsylvania. Her specific research areas include cognitive, social, and developmental neuroscience, especially the effects of socioeconomic status on brain development, and neuroethics. She has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and seven books.

This video is part of The Neuroscience of Gaming series. Watch Video Series

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