[LISTEN] Harnessing gamers as a resource to serve mankind

In the parenting feature, creative parenting expert, Nikki Bush, chats about harnessing gamers as a resource to serve mankind.

Bush says that the average primary school child will most likely have 10 000 hours of gaming, under their belt by the age of 21.

The message I'm trying to land is that globally, gaming is something that everybody does adds Bush.

She says that gaming has become part of our daily lives.

The interesting statistics are that 21 billion hours worth of gaming is done weekly around the world.

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

They (children) are playing a game with a goal that has rules... They are collaborating, problem-solving and risk taking.

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

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