Primary Category: Cognitive Development
Subcategories: Long Term Memory, Problem Solving, Social Skills, Concentration
Description of how the game can be used to fit the categories: The game Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is a fun trivia game that allows players to pretend they are on the well known show. This game incorporates long term memory because the players must recall random trivia facts and get them correctly in order to advance in the game and gain more money. The players must retrieve the facts and information that they know to apply to answering the trivia questions. Problem solving skills are incorporated into this game because if the player is not sure of an answer to a quiz question, the player has to break down the answers and figure out what answer is best and makes the most sense. The process of elimination and assessment of the best answer options are both practice of problem solving skills. Social skills are incorporated into this game because the players take turns being the host and answering questions. This allows all of the players to practice speaking and answering questions to other people. Concentration is necessary for this game because the players must focus on the questions and answers that are needed to help them advance in the game. Concentration is important because it helps the players to think through the questions and correctly answer them.
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