In his column "Post" Adam McDowell looks at serious games, including Global Kids' Ayiti and talks to Global Kids executive director Evie Hantzopoulos in this article for the National Post.
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How high is your empathy score?
Adam McDowell Jun 3, 2011 – 7:29 AM ET
Oh, The Humanities!: Academics gather this week in Fredericton for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, presenting papers on everything from subjectivity in ultrasounds to performing gastronomy to the crisis in public education. Throughout the week, we showcase some of the most interesting research.
It’s midway through the dry season. Little Yves hasn’t been to school all year; there’s little food because father Jean had to quit his job due to depression. Mother Marie has been suffering from bloody diarrhea. You sent her to hospital, but she was kicked out when the family ran out of money.
The Guinard family is faring terribly and it’s your fault.