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Using Brain Science to Engage Across Generational and Age Differences


To succeed in modern game development you typically need to work with members of all generations. But are our differences more generational, or more the age differences between us? Brain science tells us that brains change as they age; while older brains are more successful at some activities, younger brains are more capable at others. Neuroscience and social psychology can help guide us in working together. In this session you will: Understand age and generational similarities/differences, how brains function at different ages, and how age gaps impact organization effectiveness; Experience how working within and through these differences is important in creating intergenerational engagement and a thriving game studio; Use social psychology to understand and satisfy universal human needs across age and generational differences; Break down generational stereotypes through candid conversation; Create action steps to move forward toward intergenerational engagement and excellence.

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