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Special Issue of Cognitive Technology on Games for Good Online!

Friday, June 11th, 2010

The special double issue of Cognitive Technology, guest edited with my colleague Erik Vick of the Rochester Institute of Technology, is now available online!  Check it out:  The issue features contributing essays from Jonathan Belman (New York University), Mary Flanagan (Dartmouth College), Shlomo Berkovsky and colleagues from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia, Marjee Chmiel (National Geographic Society and George Mason University), Matthew Sharritt (Situated Research), Scot Osterweil (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Lan Le (University of California, Santa Barbara). The issue covers topics such as empathy in games, scientific literacy, exercise and virtual fitness, the design of cognitive affordances, and learning and change. Also included are introductory and concluding essays from myself and Erik that examine games for good through the lens of cognitive technology and consider the future of research in this domain.