Video games 'valid learning tools'

valid-learning-toolTeenagers learn more from video games than they do from books, a survey suggests.

Research found youngsters learned more effectively from information presented in audiovisual form such as a video game than from facts on a printed page.

Sony PlayStation commissioned the study on 13 and 14-year-olds.
Psychologist Dr David Lewis, who carried out the study, discovered more than three-quarters absorbed facts contained in a historical video game as opposed to just more than half who were presented with the same information in written form. Read more.

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