Study: Brain waves changed by game playing

Study: Brain waves changed by game playing

I’ll watch for more on this research:

Subjects who played the shooter videogame showed significant changes in their brain waves and also showed the greatest improvement on the visual attention task, something not seen in those who played the puzzle games, the university reported Thursday.
“Studies in different labs, including here at the University of Toronto, have shown that action video games can improve selective visual attention, such as the ability to quickly detect and identify a target in a cluttered background,” research psychologist Ian Spence said. “But nobody has previously demonstrated that there are differences in brain activity which are a direct result of playing the video game.
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