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www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2013/11/video-games.aspx

Nov 25, 2013 ... Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children's learning, health and social skills, according to a review of the positive ... may strengthen a range of cognitive skills such as spatial navigation, reasoning, memory and perception, according to several studies reviewed in the article.

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/freedom-learn/201502/cognitive-benefits-playing-video-games

Feb 20, 2015 ... Many experiments have shown positive effects of video-game training on measures of executive functioning. ... Many studies indicate that video games improve job performance, especially for jobs that require good eye-hand coordination, attention, excellent working memory, and quick decision-making.

www.sciencealert.com/6-scientific-benefits-of-playing-videogames

Apr 26, 2017 ... This one is the best excuse for playing video games on your next sick day – a 2012 literature review published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that in the 38 studies examined, video games improved the health outcomes of 195 patients on every front, including psychological and ...

www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/aug/08/positive-link-between-video-games-and-academic-performance-study-suggests

Aug 8, 2016 ... Other studies into the effects of video games on academic performance have shown similar results, either displaying no negative impact or positive effects associated with complex tasks, reasoning and dexterity, as well as reinforcing failure as a learning device. A recent study from Columbia University ...

www.iflscience.com/brain/playing-video-games-good-your-brain-here-s-how

To add to this long line of studies demonstrating the more positive effects of video games is a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Vikranth Bejjanki and colleagues. Their newly published paper demonstrates that the playing of action video games – the sort of fast-paced, 3D shoot-em-up ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160308135128.htm

Mar 8, 2016 ... Video games are a favorite activity of children, yet its affect on their health is often perceived to be negative. A new study assessed the association between the amount of time spent playing video games and children's mental health and cognitive and social skills, and found that playing video games may ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170622103824.htm

Jun 22, 2017 ... The researchers also looked at studies exploring brain regions associated with the reward system, and how these are related to video game addiction. ... "It's likely that video games have both positive (on attention, visual and motor skills) and negative aspects (risk of addiction), and it is essential we ...

mentalfloss.com/article/65008/15-surprising-benefits-playing-video-games

Complex, challenging, and ambitious, video games have come a long way since the simple arcade titles of the 1970s—and evidence is mounting that the benefits of play go .... So-called “brain games” involving problem-solving, memory, and puzzle components have been shown to have a positive benefit on older players.

www.raisesmartkid.com/3-to-6-years-old/4-articles/34-the-good-and-bad-effects-of-video-games

This process requires a great deal of eye-hand coordination and visual-spatial ability to be successful. Research also suggests that people can learn iconic, spatial, and visual attention skills from video games. There have been even studies with adults showing that experience with video games is related to better surgical ...