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Detroit Disassembled Andrew Moore

Lessons from Detroit

A two-day forum about the revitalization of Detroit will launch the Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend. The fund is a community resource that will provide research-based policy solutions for leaders in Erie and similar communities.
A screen shot from the Pokemon Go game at Penn State Behrend.

Can hunting for Pokémon help you find your way home?

Psychology students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, used the popular Pokémon Go game to test the spatial intelligence of 60 male and female players. The men drew more accurate maps after playing the game for 20 minutes.