Jordan Shapiro’s academic work and publishing blend psychology, philosophy, and business in surprising ways. His internationally celebrated writing on education, parenting, and game-based learning can be found on . He teaches in Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Department where he’s also the Digital Learning Coordinator. He is the parent of two boys (six and eight years old) and the lead administrator at Project Learn School (an independent cooperative K-8 school in Philadephia). His most recent book FREEPLAY: A Video Game Guide To Maximum Euphoric Bliss , considers how the games we play in our youth shape our adult lives.
The important reason that people play games is because when they play it they achieve escapism. They forget about the surroundings and train your brain to concentrate on the existing task of winning. Not only does it do that, when you engage your brain that good, it has many overall health benefits. Therefore playing video games can actually maintain your well-being. In fact, there are games are out there which can actually help you to maintain your health and well being. So as some point video games can actually help you to enhance your overall health too.