Can’t focus? Play a game.

Many kids in the US and other countries are being diagnosed with “ADHD” (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and given drugs to help them calm down. Is this the best solution? This story from Daily Dot says that researchers in Finland are finding games helpful for students labeled by teachers or parents (or doctors) with this disorder. Click on the image below to read the story.

Research and Discussion Questions:

Are people today already playing too many games? Are too many people being diagnosed with ADHD? Are drugs the best solution, or are there too many side effects? Do you think the gaming trend in education is a positive or negative trend?

The full story can be found on Motherboard.


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