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Unleashing the Potential of "Serious Games"

July 1, 202123:03

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Elizabeth M H Newbury, Director of the Serious Games Initiative for the Wilson Center, on how she leverages games as a tool for public communication of science and policy research. She discusses her works in progress, including games focused on cybsercurity and plastic pollution. Newbury also highlights current games such as the Fiscal Ship, which challenges the player to put the federal budget on a sustainable course.

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