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Fun and games and ecosystems

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Science  10 Jan 2020:
Vol. 367, Issue 6474, pp. 154
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz7351

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In Playing Nature, media scholar and game designer Alenda Chang argues that video games can teach players the gist of key ecological concepts like scale, entropy, and collapse. Games, she writes, are "evocative spaces" that can stimulate emotional intelligence and respectful curiosity about the world.

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