How video games can help those who struggle in social situations

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People who struggle in social situations may find help in video games!

The trick is -- the games must encourage players to get out of the house.

Pokemon Go was a huge craze in the summer of 2016. To win -- you had to explore your community to catch Pokemon.

Researchers in Canada found that people who are naturally extroverted tended to be better at the game. That's because they're generally more comfortable collaborating with other players to find more Pokestops.

The researchers are now looking at ways to redesign other video games to help nudge intensely introverted folks toward interacting with others in the real world.



 
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