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Playing Video Games Can Boost Fast Thinking

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#1    Big Bad Voodoo

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:41 AM

“Previous research has demonstrated that action video games, such as Halo, can speed up decision making, but the current work finds that real-time strategy games can also promote our ability to think on the fly and learn from past mistakes,” said Brian Glass, Ph.D., from Queen Mary’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences."


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Edited by Big Bad Voodoo, 25 August 2013 - 09:41 AM.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:59 AM

I wish I had a job coming up with this sort of thing. I reckon anybody who plays games already knew this, and without a Phd. I can now decide at least 50% faster in Metro Last Light whether to sneak up behind an enemy and cut their throat, or just shoot them :)

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Posted 26 August 2013 - 10:26 AM

Wish I could've been a participant in the study. Playing vids all day? Sweet.

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