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How Playing GTA5 Affects Your Brain

There’s a lot out there about violent video games.. but turns out most of it isn’t true. Games like Grand Theft Auto do change the way the brain works, but it’s quite possibly for the better! Anthony explains.

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Blazing Angels or Resident Evil? Can Violent Video Games Be a Force for Good?

“Violent video games have been a source of controversy in the United States and elsewhere for several decades.”

Putting yourself in the skin of a black avatar reduces implicit racial bias

“Although it has been shown that immersive virtual reality (IVR) can be used to induce illusions of ownership over a virtual body (VB), information on whether this changes implicit interpersonal attitudes is meager.”

Video Games Lead to Faster Decisions That Are No Less Accurate

“Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster.”

Are you racist? You might want to change your avatar

“Is racism a matter of perspective gone wrong? And, if so, how can we fix it?”

Brain Changing Games

“Playing games can sharpen our focus…”

Video Games Lead to Faster Decisions that are No Less Accurate

“Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster.”

Video games as a tool to train visual skills.

“Adult brain plasticity, although possible, is often difficult to elicit. Training regimens in adults can produce specific improvements on the trained task without leading to general enhancements that would improve quality of life. This paper considers the case of playing action video games as a way to induce widespread enhancement in vision.”

Action Video Games Boost Visual Skills, Sensitivity



“New research adds to a mountingbody of evidence that hours spent playing action video games can boost visual skills.”

Spatial intelligence in children: Why training matters

Spatial intelligence is a crucial tool in many fields. And yet it’s relatively neglected at school. Can we improve a child’s spatial thinking skills? Experiments suggest that we can –by a substantial margin. Here’s what every parent and teacher needs to know.

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