Understanding how video games impact our brains just can’t keep up with the explosion of new technology.
Every week, there’s a new study about babies, kids, teens, adults and the geriatric set using computers and the ways they’re changing our lives.
Now, there’s a study suggesting that playing video games not only increases the efficiency of your brain, but actually makes it larger!
They also have a positive impact on your ability to sustain your attention span. They improve your selective attention meaning that you actively focus on what you want to pay attention to.
People who play video games for pleasure or competition show growth in the parts of the brain associated with visual spatial skills.
While there are continuing concerns about the addictive quality of video games, we’re learning more about their benefits.
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