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Video Games Don’t Cause Violent Behavior

Everyone just knows that violence is on the rise, especially among kids. Everyone just knows that violent video games have something to do with it. Except violence isn’t on the rise, as we showed in our “Sky isn’t falling episode”. And there’s really no evidence that video games are the cause of violence anyway. Step away from my video games!

Those of you who want to read more and see references can go here:
theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/healthcare-triage-violence-and-video-games/

This is Your Brain on Engineering

This Easter, we wanted to highlight some of the reasons more choices for girls are so important. Why stay on a conveyor belt when you can build your own Ferris wheel, after all?

We’re GoldieBlox, a toy company out to show the world that girls deserve more choices than dolls and princesses. We believe that femininity is strong and girls will build the future — literally.

Our founder, Debbie Sterling, is a Stanford engineer who decided that girls need more choices than the pink aisle has to offer. She developed GoldieBlox, an interactive book series + construction set starring Goldie, the kid inventor who loves to build.

More info:
goldieblox.com/pages/this-is-your-brain-on-engineering-easter-video

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