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Action video games improve vision

Video games that involve high levels of action, such as first-person-shooter games, increase a player's real-world vision, according to research in today's Nature Neuroscience.

dateMar 29, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Players love the game not the gore

The next time a loved one brandishes a virtual shotgun in their favorite video game, take heart. That look of glee, says a new study, likely stems from the healthy pleasure of mastering a challenge rather ...

dateJan 16, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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