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Future Making Serious Games -check the right hand categories and click on MedGames for up to the minute news on health related games. If you look at only one site, pick this one.

Anki is based on a theory called spaced repetition. In simple terms, it means that each time you review some material, you should wait longer than last time before reviewing it again. This maximizes the time spent studying difficult material and minimizes the time spent reviewing things you already know.

Ben's Game is an award winning game to help young children fight cancer.

Blood typing is part of the Nobel Prize winner site. In this game, you have to blood type each patient and give him or her a blood transfusion. There are fourteen other medical games at this site that would be suitable for young people interested in medicine.

Chemland chemistry simulation activities

DNA from the Beginning is organized around key concepts. The science behind each concept is explained by: animation, image gallery, video interviews, problem, biographies, and links. Suitable for university students.

DoomEd is a single-player first person shooter sophisticated learning game that combines science and history with FPS action, taking players through the horror of bio-terrorism and WWII chemical experimentation gone wrong.

EDheads currently contains two games designed for high school students and perhaps patients: Virtual Knee Surgery and Choose the Prosthetic.

HumanSim™ by Virtual Heroes is a software simulation platform that provides enhanced initial, refresher and sustainment medical education and training.

Immune Attack is an educational video game funded by the National Science Foundation and jointly developed by the Federation of American Scientists, Brown University, and the University of Southern California. It teaches immunology in a fun and engaging way that is different from the traditional classroom setting.

Medical Cyberworlds is developing a massive multiplayer online game to train doctors to communicate more effectively with their patients.

Medical Media and Design Laboratory (MMDL) will study and redefine the way that new digital media is used in healthcare. It will develop and innovate within the technological fields of web science, the online metaverse, Serious Games and human interface technologies. Its focus will be on the development of novel on line technologies and how they may be best utilized for professional and public health education, medical innovation and service delivery.

McGill's Self Esteem Games study

Play2Train- this website is about the Second Life program that trains first responders about pandemics and chemical spills.

Pulse is an interactive virtual environment simulating operational health-care facilities, procedures and systems. The game-based platform is being designed as a cognitive, experiential learning tool for military and civilian health-care providers. This state-of-the-art simulator employs cutting-edge technologies to create a realistic, complex, high-fidelity virtual health-care lab. Warning this takes a while to load.

Social Impact Games The goal of this site is to catalog the growing number of video and computer games whose primary purpose is something other than to entertain. These are also known as ''serious games''.

Second Life is a virtual world with some interesting educational possibilities. There were 3,000,000 users at the beginning of 2007. Including the world famous Health Information Island, home of a consumer health library and a medical library, as well as virtual outposts or displays run by the National Library of Medicine's Special Information Services, contractors for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and our newest building, the Accessibility Center.

Virtual Labs -Series produced by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has won top honors in the Pirelli INTERNETional Award competition. It includes labs such as Bacterial Identification, Cardiology, Neurophysiology and Immunology.

The Virtual Self-Care Lab allows you to view, examine and select the appropriate equipment for case study assignments and for real patients in your fieldwork courses.

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