40 hours of playing violent videos actually IMPROVED the sight of young gamers | Geek Therapy | Scoop.it

Parents of young children might find it hard to believe, but playing video games could be good for your eyes.


Just ten hours of gaming for four weeks dramatically improved the vision of young men and women who as babies were almost blind.


After 40 hours of playing a violent video game, they were able to read two extra lines on an eye chart.


The simple but effective treatment was devised by Daphne Maurer, of McMaster University in Canada.