Games and Gamification
Impact on the Individual and their role in the world
Impact on the Individuals
Gaming has seen benefits for hand-eye coordination in various places. Some people say that surgeons who play games have become more skilled after they have practised gaming over a period of time.
Specific brain training games have been developed in a range areas so that handheld systems can be used as brain training games. It is thought that by giving players challenge and fun activities in game format that they are challenged using a platform that they are used to and find learning more enjoyable.
Strategy based games can help players become more adaptable and become used to think outside the box. Some players will have a natural flare for thinking games but playing them over time can have a positive effect on players as they will be able to use these skills to develop real-world problems either in education or the workplace.
Strategy games such as war games were the player has to think of a strategy to play the game help players develop thinking skills
Role in the World
Gamifications impact in Enducations
1.2 million students in the United states fail to graduate high school each year. “The default environment of school often results in undesirable outcomes”, says Joey Lee and Jessica hammer at Columbia Teachers College. This environment causes children to cheat, drop out, and not learn to their full potential. If we can utilize certain elements of gaming in education, we could improve the way kids learn.
Everyday people are gamifying their day to day lives. In a survey, 63 percent of the group admitted that making everyday tasks more similar to a game would make life more entertaining. More than 50 percent said that if game-like competition was added to their everyday routine, they would be more focused on their tasks.
Gamification will make life easier and more fun.
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