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Exercise with some video games may improve cognitive abilities
Exercise with some video games may improve cognitive abilities

(March 14, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Singapore – ‘Exercise’ with some video games may improve cognitive skills, according to a report published in PLOS ONE. Researchers studied the effects of video-gaming on a group of non-gamer volunteers. Participants played five different games on their phone for an hour a day/ 5 days a week for 1 month. Participants were randomized to different types of games—an action game, a virtual life simulation game, or a spatial memory game. Results showed that those who played the action game showed improvements in their ability to follow multiple objects in a short time-span, while those who played the memory game demonstrated improvements in their visual-search ability

 
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