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Childhood in the digital age
Childhood in the digital age

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2.1 A young brain and video games

Brain scientist Daphne Bavelier wants to know how fast-paced video games affect the brain. She has some surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, influence our learning and focus.

As you watch the video, think about the key points that Bavelier raises with regard to the impact of video games on children’s development.

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