Tetris: from video game to therapy

Exploring the latest scientific study that extols the mental-health benefits of clearing those digital lines — December 28th,  2018 In the 2011 documentary film Ecstasy of Order, the world’s best Tetris players go head to head, demonstrating their skills and declaring their devotion to the biggest-selling video game of all time. For former world champion Harry Hong, the connection is a profound one. “When I’m

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Seniors Can Strengthen Their Brains By Playing Super Mario

Looking to prepare your brain for old age? A new study finds that the secret to a sharper mind may be… Super Mario — July 2,  2018 Canadien scientists found that adults who played Super Mario 64 (regularly) showed improvements in cognitive function.  To reach their findings, the researchers studied the brains of a group of people at least 55

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How Video Games Affect the Brain

Video gaming is a popular form of entertainment, with video gamers collectively spending 3 billion hours per week in front of their screens. Due to their widespread use, scientists have researched how video games affect the brain and behavior. — July 11, 2017 At a glance, more than 150 million people in the United States play video games regularly, or

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