Video Game Sources

 

Fast paced video games can help dyslexic children read faster and more accurately.

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-21619592

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/02/13/276381632/heres-one-more-reason-to-play-video-games-beating-dyslexia

 

Playing video games is good for your brain and can help slow the aging process.

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=112615

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Healthday/video-gaming-fight-aging/story?id=9637932

http://healthland.time.com/2013/05/03/video-games-are-not-just-childs-play-gaming-could-slow-mental-decay/

 

People who play video games are more likely to be lucid dreamers than those who don’t

http://www.livescience.com/6521-video-gamers-control-dreams-study-suggests.html

http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/21/5330636/video-games-effect-on-dreams

 

Surgeons who regularly play video games make 37% fewer errors and perform tasks 27% faster than their peers

http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/surgeons-play-video-games-to-prepare-for-surgery/

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/video-game-playing-surgeons-score-higher-on-skills-test-1.653388

 

Violent video games do not cause children to be violent.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2598914/Violent-video-games-DONT-make-players-aggressive-lack-practice-difficult-levels-do.html#ixzz3WlPzXGPM

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/gaming/longterm-us-study-finds-no-links-between-violent-video-games-and-youth-violence-9851613.html

http://www.timesherald.com/lifestyle/20140930/villanova-professor-violent-video-games-dont-cause-real-life-violence-in-most-cases

 

Video games can actually make gamers nicer people in real life, contrary to popular belief.

http://www.inquisitr.com/1323999/violent-video-games-can-make-kids-nicer-study-claims/

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140627163750.htm

 

Video game players develop a heightened sensitivity to what is going on around them

http://phys.org/news203599948.html

http://www.medicaldaily.com/video-games-improve-decision-making-brain-power-real-time-strategy-games-starcraft-can-boost-253251