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News Story about Cool School video game

News Coverage about Cool School game – Human development scientists (Melanie Killen, University of Maryland) and computer game developers (FJ Lennon and others), with funding from the FMCS, designed a video game that teaches kids how to resolve conflicts peacefully amongst themselves. Inanimate objects, such as pencils and erasers, come to life to lead players through a series of common scenarios in which arguments are about to occur. The player is prompted for the non-violent solution and is rewarded for choosing correctly. (You can download the game here.)

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