Tag Video games

Video game improves balance in youth with autism

November 21, 2017

Balance challenges are more common among people with ASD, and difficulties with balance are thought to relate to more severe ASD symptoms and impaired activities in daily living.

Astronomy video game wins national award

August 10, 2017

“At Play in the Cosmos,” an educational video game developed at UW–Madison, won the third annual Mashable + Games for Change People’s Choice Award.

Study finds Pokemon Go players are happier, friendlier

April 12, 2017

Media researchers at UW–Madison leapt at the opportunity to study the wildly popular mobile game shortly after its release in July 2016. Now they're reporting their results.

‘Fair Play’ video game wins award for revealing bias in STEM education

March 31, 2017

An experiential video game created at UW–Madison called "Fair Play" is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.

Helping teachers design educational video games

January 30, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 27, ten K-12 teachers from around Wisconsin and the region gathered at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to help design and create …