This episode of the Shifting Schools podcast, sponsored by Daigon Esports, debunks some
common myths about gaming with the insights Dr. Rachel Kowert, a research psychologist and the Research Director of Take This.
Dr. Kowert is a globally recognized authority on the applications and impacts of digital games, including their effects on physical, social, and psychological well-being. Her research findings have reached diverse audiences worldwide, featured in prominent media outlets such as NPR, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.
In this conversation, Dr. Kowert talks about the many benefits of gaming, such as its ability to
improve cognitive skills, teach important life skills, and provide a sense of community. She also tackles common concerns associated with gaming, including potential addiction and violence.
If you're skeptical about the benefits of gaming, or if you're just curious to learn more about the research, this episode is for you.