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The «Serious Game» Concept and Opportunities to Study the Games of Modern Adolescents 2153

Grigoriev I.S.
Post-graduate Student of the Department of age Psychology of the Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow City Psychological Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia

More than 80 years ago, the German psychologist William Stern introduced the concept of "seriousgame". Witht his term the author describes the characteristics of activities in adolescence and their differences from those of an adult.

Keywords: adolescense, game, «seriousgame», roleplay, William Stern

Column: Developmental Psychology


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