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Games, learning and the brain's reward system

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This seminar will present evidence suggesting that chance-based uncertainty has been overlooked in understanding motivation in the classroom. It will draw on recent neuroscientific insights to explain how this concept can help explain the motivation provided by computer games and the difficulties many children experience, particularly boys, in directing their attention towards their academic studies.

This talk is part of the Psychology & Education series.

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