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Tuesday, August 1 • 4:10pm - 4:20pm
How Uncertainty can be Used to Improve Learning

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Game designers typically use uncertainty for heightening emotions or to reduce confusion.In this talk I will show how uncertainty can be used to influence learning. I will show how our brain works in world that revolves around uncertainty. In this world learning is needed to reduce uncertainty. I will present experiments that manipulate uncertainty and influence learning outcomes. This new lens suggests a different perspective on how games can be constructed to improve learning outcomes.

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Russell Cohen Hoffing

UC Riverside
Russell Cohen Hoffing is a Ph.D. candidate at UC Riverside. Here he works at the Brain Game Center devoting his time towards making a brain training games to improve self-control.

Tuesday August 1, 2017 4:10pm - 4:20pm EDT
Room 104