Video Games Positive Effects

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The positive Effects of Video Games
A lot of people from all over the world play video games. There has been a lot of studies on the positive and negative effects of video games. Different fields of research prove that playing video games can lead to a better information-processing skills. Daphne Bavelier a top scholar in the field once said “One can no more say what the effects of video games are, than one can say what the effects of food are” (Bavelier et al., 2011, p. 763). Generally there are three positive effect of playing video games; multitasking, reacting quickly, and developing reading and computing skills.
First, multitasking can be improved by videogames. Cognitive researcher Bavalier talks about how video games can help us learn,
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There are many other factors that leads to quick reaction and thinking but a study has been conducted by Susan Krauss prove that video games boosts our thinking speed, that is by playing video games that require the player to do a task in a limited period of time or with limited sources. Players who play video games from a younger age have a prominent reaction time compared to players who just recently got into playing video games. That itself is a great indication that playing videogames while growing up can result in faster and quicker brain processing …show more content…
Dota 2 is an example of a game that requires complex mathematical skills like computing how much your hit points regenerate per second and its relationship to how much negative hit points you lose in addition to taking damage and reducing that damage by armor or damage block reduction. A professional gamer need to have all of that in mind and prepare for an upcoming encounter against his foe. Simpler games that are aimed for kids are also useful for teaching youngsters to read or to perform simple mathematical problems, problem solving skills are also an example of what children learn from video games. Many puzzles have more than one way to be solved, and children adapted this method of problem solving throughout their childhood years. Besides having fun, it is a great way to motivate and teach children to improve their reading and computing skills.
In conclusion, videogames can be useful and positive for everyone despite their age group. Multitasking, quick thinking, and developing reading and computing skills, are one of the main advantages of playing videogames. When you play videogames, not only is your brain improving but also you will be having fun. In many video games, the skills required to win involve abstract and high level thinking. These skills are not taught at school,

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