New video games teach empathy and compassion

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by KING 5 HealthLink

KING5.com

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 7:39 PM

While some video games have been blamed for desensitizing people to violence, other games are getting noticed for doing just the opposite: helping players explore their emotions and feel compassion for others. So who is playing these new empathy games and what are they really learning? KING 5's Jean Enersen reports.

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