Tom Chatfield

7 ways games reward the brain

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We're bringing gameplay into more aspects of our lives, spending countless hours — and real money — exploring virtual worlds for imaginary treasures. Why? As Tom Chatfield shows, games are perfectly tuned to dole out rewards that engage the brain and keep us questing for more.

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Tom Chatfield · Gaming theorist

Tom Chatfield thinks about games — what we want from them, what we get from them, and how we might use our hard-wired desire for a gamer's reward to change the way we learn.

Tom Chatfield thinks about games — what we want from them, what we get from them, and how we might use our hard-wired desire for a gamer's reward to change the way we learn.