Can Playing Video Games Give Girls an Edge In Math?

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Playing an action video game “can virtually eliminate” the gender difference in a basic capacity researchers call spatial attention, while at the same time reducing the gender difference in the ability to mentally rotate objects, a higher-level…

Norton Gusky‘s insight:

Spatial skills provide a necessary development tool for STEAM. Do we need another subject to the K-12 curriculum or can we work with out-of-school providers to offer activities that level the gender playing field? 

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