Yale University

STDs are Rising Among Teens. Can Video Games Help?

For more than a decade, Dr. Lynn Fiellin, a professor of medicine at Yale University, has been at the forefront of the push to bring gaming into sex education. Her lab, Play2PREVENT, has developed an interactive, story-driven role-playing sex ed video game whereby the user navigates their avatar through a gauntlet of social situations, like giving advice to a classmate or talking about condom use.

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Published: Monday, April 5, 2021