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Tuesday, August 1 • 4:00pm - 4:15pm
What do 'Fake News' and Video Games Have in Common? Exploration of Some Human Mind Limitations and their Impact on our Behavior and our Society.

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In the age of "fake news", educating children and helping citizens to recognize cognitive biases and logical fallacies have become more important than ever. This talk proposes to analyze the most common limitations of the human mind, explore how we can easily fall prey to biases in our everyday life, and give insights on how to (maybe) avoid them. It will cover what this means for games, learning experiences, and social media literacy.

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Celia Hodent

Director of User Experience, Epic Games
​Celia Hodent is director of user experience at Epic Games and holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology. Initially specializing in the development of intelligence, Celia stepped aside from academic research in 2005 to work with an educational toy manufacturer, VTech. Celia joined Ubisoft... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 4:00pm - 4:15pm EDT
Room 105