World of Warcraft makes people better scientists

A News Lite article reporting on academic research indicates that WoW makes the world more scientific: They looked at a random sample of nearly 2,000 discussion posts to see what types of conversations took place, such as social bantering versus problem-solving, that classified as scientific reasoning. It was concluded that the forum and game-based learning could supplement textbooks and science labs in fostering scientific thinking and problem-solving ability. The article seemed a bit light so I figured finding an article by the authors would help: In MMOGs, individuals collaborate to solve complex problems within the virtual world, such as figuring out what combination of skills, Continue reading World of Warcraft makes people better scientists