Gaming Gets Real On The Colbert Report

She just wasn’t there to shill her new book titled Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change The World, she also discussed topics that go along with her life’s work, including how games could potentially one day help cure cancer.  There is some deep deep discussion fueled topics not only mentioned in the video below, but on her official site I suggest you head over there if  you want to learn more about her studies and to also see her demonstration at last years TED Conference.

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After seeing this video, “do you believe that gamers are capable of helping with medical research, or are we too preoccupied with getting the highest kill streak in Call of Duty?

Let us hear what you think in the comments below.


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  • Justanothersweetheart

    i just feel like shes hopelessly optimistic. I mean obviously smart and successful. I just dont know how real comparing the enjoyment and absorbant amount of time and money gamers invest compares to curing cancer. Its over my head. I guess im just not there.