For today, as part of the gifting season, i made a great selection of articles for you.
* I stumbled upon Jane McGonigal, and i find some inspired ideas, few i already used for a long time (achievement technique, daily quest), few i cannot wait to test it. What are the psychological strengths of a gamer in real life, you will ask? Read this article and you will find out. By the way, i think this is a great way to help a child to grow up.
** The Social Life of Genes. Your DNA is not a blueprint. Day by day, week by week, your genes are in a conversation with your surroundings. Your neighbors, your family, your feelings of loneliness: They don't just get under your skin, they get into the control rooms of your cells. Inside the new social science of genetics. Read more about it here.
*** And at last, my gift to you, one article in The Guardian about the science of learning.
Wish you a perfect weekend! I will have it.