Powering Up: Are Computer Games Changing Our Lives? (Science Museum TechKnow Series) / Edition 1

Powering Up: Are Computer Games Changing Our Lives? (Science Museum TechKnow Series) / Edition 1

by Rebecca Mileham
     
 

TechKnow

Curious about technology? Want to join the discussion on how it will affect our futures?

If so, this series will get you up to speed with the most thought-provoking issues of the day and leave you wanting more. Each book brings to life a particular area of technology and takes an informal, sometimes controversial but always challenging look at where we

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TechKnow

Curious about technology? Want to join the discussion on how it will affect our futures?

If so, this series will get you up to speed with the most thought-provoking issues of the day and leave you wanting more. Each book brings to life a particular area of technology and takes an informal, sometimes controversial but always challenging look at where we are now, where future developments will take us - and how they will affect us as individuals and as a society. Peppered with real-life stories from across the globe and interviews with those at the cutting edge, these books will fuel you mind and get you thinking beyond the technology headlines!

www.danacentre.org.uk/techknow

The Dana Centre is the Science Museum's purpose built, adults-only venue for interactive events that explore how advances in contemporary science, technology, engineering and medicine impact on our culture and society.

Every week the Dana Centre hosts events which bring together experts from many disciplines, including art, history and sociology, as well as science and technology. Their viewpoints are contrasted with personal opinions to provide different and often controversial perspectives on issues that affect us all.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470723104
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/02/2008
Series:
Science Museum TechKnow Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Rebecca Mileham has written for the Sunday times, She magazine, and for museums all over the UK. In ten years at the Science Museum, London, she developed exhibitions on topics as diverse as Charles Babbage's Difference Engines, robotic submarines, face transplants and the male pill.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Can Computer Games Affect Your Health?

2. Can Computer Games Change the Way You Think?

3. Can Computer Games Change Who You Are?

4. Can Computer Games Turn You Into an Addict?

5. Can Computer Games Make You Violent?

6. Can Computer Games Change the Way You Learn?

7. Can Computer Games Change Your Beliefs?

8. Can Computer Games Change Your Future?

Index.

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