Research: Game Penalty Shoot It could prevent senile

1 May

The results of research initiated by one of the universities in the Netherlands prove that playing games can improve a person’s memory. Particular type games First Person Shooter (FPS).

The impact of gaming on the personality of the players is still a controversy. However, according to researchers at the University of Leiden at least there are good effects to be had while playing the game.

The research involves a number of respondents were divided into two groups, one of which is a group who regularly play FPS games at least 5 hours a week. And the other group had never played any games.

From the results of the study, a group that actively playing FPS games apparently have short-term memory is better than the other group.

Screenshot of Dead Justice from former company...

Screenshot of Dead Justice from former company Cat Mother, Source Code BSD-Licence, graphics GPL (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In his research, Dr.. Lorenza Colzato as the leader of this research, explains that FPS games can train players to act quickly. This is considered a positive impact on his players.

“We think playing games can train your brain to be more flexible in monitoring the latest information, and can increase the memory capacity of gamers,” said Colzato, as quoted from GameSpot, Wednesday (30/04/2013).

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