Course Description

MIT 3372A/B   Design of Digital Cognitive Games

Course Description
Digital games can have a powerful influence on the human mind. This course deals with the design and analysis of digital games from a cognitive perspective. It examines why design is important—that is, how it can promote shallow thinking, or vice versa support mindful reasoning and higher-order thinking.

Antirequisites: MIT 3663B if taken in 2009-10 or 2010-11. Digital Communication 3207A/B.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.