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Fran Blumberg

Fran Blumberg

Fran Blumberg is a developmental psychologist and a Professor in the Division of Psychological and Educational Serviceswithin Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education. Her research concerns the study of children’s problem-solving skills in the context of formal and informal learning settings such as digital game play. Her work has been recognized via funding from the National Science Foundation, Spencer Foundation, and the Center for Curriculum Redesign. She is an editorial board member for journals such as Computers in Human Behavior,Psychology of Popular Media Culture, and Technology, Mind, and Behavior. She was recently part of the organizing team for the 2024 Ethical Games Conference and is a Senior Associate Editor for a special ACM Games issue that will reflect select papers from the conference. She is co-editor with Patricia Brooks of Cognitive Development in Digital Contexts(Academic Press, 2017) and lead author of the Society for Research in Child Development Social Policy Report, Digital games a context for children’s cognitive development: Research recommendations and policy considerations(2019).  

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