Using Empathy Games in the Social Sciences

Our own Abi Johnson has written about the value of ’empathy games’ in teaching and learning:

The use of both virtual and physical games in the classroom is well-documented; there are books, essays, and entire conferences on the topic. The theory seems sound: games are made up of rules, a goal, a feedback system, and voluntary participation.1 A classroom, arguably, is made up of the same four things.

What interests me about games and the classroom is the idea of embodiment

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