National Report Calls for More Focused Studies of Digital Apps and Games to Enhance Pre-teen Learning and Development

A team of developmental and cognitive psychologists and learning experts this month published a report on digital game play and app use among 6-12 year olds – specifically, what is known and not known about impacts on cognitive development and learning. They recommend target research areas to maximize child educational outcomes, best practices in schools, and policies for developing effective educational games and apps for this group of under-studied youth.

Read the source article at University of Massachusetts Amherst