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How video gaming can be beneficial for the brain

How video gaming can be beneficial for the brain | psychology | Scoop.it
Video gaming causes increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills. This has been shown in a new study conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Charité University Medicine St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus. The positive effects of video gaming may also prove relevant in therapeutic interventions targeting psychiatric disorders.
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Frequent Cell Phone Use Linked to Anxiety, Lower Grades and Reduced Happiness in Students

Frequent Cell Phone Use Linked to Anxiety, Lower Grades and Reduced Happiness in Students | psychology | Scoop.it
Today, smartphones are central to college students’ lives, keeping them constantly connected with friends, family and the Internet.

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