Video Games: An Effective Teaching Tool for Animals as Well

February 3, 2016 0

So many studies have proven that the human brain can benefit from video games, but that may be just scratching the surface. A team of researchers in Australia decided to push things even further than just a human brain to try a series of tests out on orangutans. Using a […]

Video Games May Boost Sibling Relationships

January 20, 2016 1

When you start out as a young gamer, most of the time your first co-op partner is your sibling. They are your greatest ally, enemy and rival – depending on the game you’re playing. Even though I’ve professed on many occasions that I’m not a huge fan of co-op play, […]

Study Finds that 3D Video Games Improve Memory Skills

December 9, 2015 0

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have released a study that links playing 3D video games with improved memory. The study, which will be published in the Dec 9th issue of The Journal of Nueroscience, recruited nongaming students to participate in the study. The students were broken into two […]

Are Video Games Training Better Surgeons?

November 28, 2015 0

Video games have been proven to do a lot for us. They help us an outlet for our rage, teach us to be more patient, make us better critical thinkers and even keep our brains young. Now it would seem that they’re proven to also make better surgeons through a […]

Study Shows That Video Games Can Improve Real World Driving Skills

November 16, 2015 0

Racing simulators, while not the largest genre out there, are one of the oldest and most admired category of video games, and a significant percentage of gamers enjoy one type of racing simulator or another every day. It would seem easy to assume that the realistic simulations of operating a […]

Study Indicates That Video Games Can Help Promote Healthy Diet Habits

November 12, 2015 0

Childhood obesity levels in America have been described as an epidemic and national figures such as Michelle Obama have taken steps to try to help educate children and parents about how they can improve their diets. However, a new study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical […]

Violent Video Games are the Least of Our Worries

November 11, 2015 0

Video games have been named as the cause for aggression, criminal behavior, and mental illness in the general public from their very conception. Violent video games were the main victim, mostly because of the first Mortal Kombat back in 1992, but they all got their fair share of grief. Just […]

Science Says Happiness Really is a Warm Controller

November 10, 2015 0

The thought that video games could be a stress reliever is an absolute truth among gamers, but the rest of the world isn’t as easily swayed. Generally it’s the opposite response actually – non-gamers think that games will rile us up more, make us angrier, and even more stressed or […]