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A Serious Game for the CIA? MSU Alum Dr. Yu-Hao Lee Is Helping Connect the Dots

[10/03/2014]

10 March 2014
by Lissy Torres
Michigan State University

While cognitive bias can affect everyone, it is especially dicey among intelligence agents. Dr. Yu-Hao Lee, Michigan State University Media and Information Studies Ph.D. alum, is currently working with a team at the University of Oklahoma on a game to reduce cognitive bias among intelligence agents. For Yu-Hao, this is a match made in heaven, landing in his field of research—motivation and psychology of serious games. The two part game: MACBETH I and MACBETH II, is being developed for the International Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), the research head of the intelligence community for the CIA.

Read more: http://seriousgames.msu.edu/a-serious-game-for-the-cia-msu-alum-dr-yu-hao-lee-is-helping-connect-the-dots/