What can a kid actually learn from playing video games? You would be surprised. In this funny and factual talk Zander Clay talks about the cognitive and social benefits he gains by playing video games.


Zander Clay is a grade 8 student who loves to play video games. But he also love sports, school, his friends and his family. That is the point. Zander is a typical teenage boy who wants the world (mostly adult) to understand that video gaming is a legitimate activity that teaches him as many life skills as does school or playing sports.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx