Video Game Health Benefits — Let the guilt end. PositiveHealthWellness.com reports that video games are good for you.
In moderation obviously. One does need to get outside, exercise and see others face to face.
Gaming, however, has been shown to provide benefits in overcoming dyslexia, improving memory, making one a faster decision maker and even building social skills, according to the website.
The article can be found here.
As an aside, we can think of one business back in the ’90s that encouraged its workers to play Solitaire to learn mouse skills and to become familiar with the computer.
Video Game Health Benefits
Nova Prof Kills Skewed Gaming Study — A Villanova psychology professor has helped cause the retraction of a highly influential report that claimed video games caused violence.
Beware the battle cattle but don’t fear the battle cattle.
Dr. Patrick Markey, along with Dr. Malte Elson of Ruhr University found that “‘ Boom, headshot!?’: Effect of Video Game Play and Controller Type on Firing Aim and Accuracy” had numerous irregularities that suggested it was skewed towards a predetermined conclusion.
The paper by Dr. Brad Bushman, who teaches psychology at Ohio State, and Jodi L. Whitaker, who was his Ph.D. student,
was published in Communication Research and the conclusions were repeated by establishment media.
So kudos Dr. Markey for keeping academia honest. You make us want to go out in the street and belt out a verse of
Rise Rapture Rise.
Nova Prof Kills Skewed Gaming Study