The brain responds to games, no matter how young or old the mind may be. The digital world was built on games, and there is no reason to keep that aspect of the digital world away from your eLearning initiatives, especially with all of the positive effects that gamification has on eLearning. However, it is important to incorporate games that reinforce the context of the learning, not just building games to build them.Scientifically Supported
Combining a well organized eLearning experience with a reward system activates a hormone called endorphins in the body, the hormone that controls the feeling that we know as happiness. Even if the reward is moving into a higher level, players feel a sense of achievement, have more fun and stay more engaged in the learning experience.