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How video games can make you a better a person, but not a worse one

1 month ago   |   By Metro

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GameCentral talks to psychologist and author Dr Rachel Kowert about why we make the choices we do in games, and why they're usually good ones.
Modern video games allow for a huge amount of customisation, not just in terms of how your character looks but how they act in-game. Over the years, a binary measure of whether your in-game avatar is good or evil has given way to far more nuanced choices, often with unexpected outcomes that your character then has to live with.
It's not just role-playing games either...
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