Video Games Meet Your Brain
2 views | +0 today
Follow
Video Games Meet Your Brain
How playing video games affect how your brain works
Curated by Will Zywicki
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

Heathier living via video game? Twin Cities insurers think so - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Heathier living via video game? Twin Cities insurers think so - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Video Games Meet Your Brain | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Heathier living via video game? Twin Cities insurers think so
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In the fast-changing world of health care, it's game on.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

Action video games boost reading skills - EurekAlert (press release)

Action video games boost reading skills - EurekAlert (press release) | Video Games Meet Your Brain | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Action video games boost reading skills EurekAlert (press release) Much to the chagrin of parents who think their kids should spend less time playing video games and more time studying, time spent playing action video games can...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

This just in: Parents impact kids more than video games do - CNET

This just in: Parents impact kids more than video games do - CNET | Video Games Meet Your Brain | Scoop.it
This just in: Parents impact kids more than video games do CNET In his article, Kerstetter mentions that a 2010 issue of Review of General Psychology (one of many journals published by the American Psychological Association) focused on video game...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

LIU Brooklyn Hosts Conference on 'Gaming the Systems: Videogames and the ... - LIU Blackbirds

LIU Brooklyn Hosts Conference on 'Gaming the Systems: Videogames and the ... - LIU Blackbirds | Video Games Meet Your Brain | Scoop.it
LIU Brooklyn Hosts Conference on 'Gaming the Systems: Videogames and the ...
LIU Blackbirds
A research fundee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Dr. Bronner has been studying the brain's neural plasticity with video game training.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

Impact of violent video games debated - The Darien News

Examiner.com
Impact of violent video games debated
The Darien News
Laws preventing minors from playing violent video games in public arcades may violate First Amendment rights of free speech, a legislative committee was told Tuesday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

Could video games help kids with dyslexia? | CTV News

Could video games help kids with dyslexia? | CTV News | Video Games Meet Your Brain | Scoop.it
Not too many parents would ever encourage their children to spend hours playing video games, but new research suggests some games might actually be beneficial to kids with dyslexia -- at least in the short term.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

Video games found to help with dyslexia - UPI.com

Video games found to help with dyslexia - UPI.com | Video Games Meet Your Brain | Scoop.it
Scope (blog)
Video games found to help with dyslexia
UPI.com
"Action video games enhance many aspects of visual attention, mainly improving the extraction of information from the environment," Andrea Facoetti of the University of Padua said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Will Zywicki
Scoop.it!

Twitter / GAFollowers: A Douglas Co. teen got life ...

RT @GAFollowers: A Douglas Co. teen got life in prison for killing his great-grandma with a sword for not letting him play video games. http://t.co/d7YXN0nR
Will Zywicki's insight:

This man was obviously addicted to video games, to an extent that he would kill a loved one. What has this world come to?

more...
No comment yet.