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Can Video Games Make Dyslexic Children Read Better?

While the contention that video games are bad for kids is slowly, stubbornly slipping from the public conscious, it seems that study at the other end of the spectrum – how video games might be good for children – is still very much in its infancy, and often met with scepticism and disdain. A recent example of this is a paper published in Current Biology earlier this year from The University of Padua, bearing the eye-catching title “Action Video Games Make Dyslexic Children Read Better.”

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DragonKnight1574d ago

Video games can do anything.

It's been a proven fact for over 30 years that video games can be a very effective teaching method.

pinkTNT1574d ago

It's also proven that kids with dislocated eyes can relocate them by playing TETRIS.

Skate-AK1574d ago

When I was in 8th grade I had a college reading level and was in an advanced reading class. That isn't cause I liked reading books. It's because I read line after line of dialog from games like Final Fanasty.