Dr.Patrick Markey’s Testimony in Pennsylvania’s Children and Youth Committee (2009)

Via gamepolitics, I was listening to his testimony while emailing confirmation emails during the morning. Dr. Markey’s stance is neutral and informative, since all he does is provide background scientific information on the matter and that’s about it. Actually, that’s pretty much the role of psychologists (and all scientists) have in policy making, if I recall from a conversation with someone. Scientists inform policy makers of the evidence, they don’t tell them what to do about it. However, if you notice in the videos (see below) knowledge translation from academia to politica gets lost/distorted and information had to be repeated.

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Really nice to have videos of your own testimony, I bet it costs a lot to have a copy of it.


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