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Video games play on attention: review

Mon 26 June 17

Video game playing can change the brain, making gamers more attentive and heighten visual perception according to the latest review into research. Scientists collected and summarized results from more than 115 research projects on video games from across the globe, finding research suggested game use could result in changes to the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills and make them more efficient. The Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Journal recently published the scientists’ findings. Lead author Marc Palaus said with sensationalist claims by the media in the past about the negative effect of video game use he and his colleagues wanted to try to determine whether there was scientific evidence of brain changes. “Games have sometimes been praised or Click here to continue reading.

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