Saturday, 2 August 2014

Gaming a waste of time?

Grounded? Yes, maybe because you were playing video games? Parents regard gaming as a waste of time and they simply don’t allow their children to spend time in it. Many gamers are regarded as lunatics who are not realistic about the world. They are regarded as non-realistic and a kind of person who fears to face the world. But most gamers believe in the following fact.

That was cool, isn't it? So basically if you want to find something good about gamers you clicked on the right article. I would like to share some amazing facts that would change your thinking towards gamers.

Makes you more aware and alert about your surroundings. Researchers had found out that playing games helps in stimulus reflex action co-ordination about 63% better than a normal person.

Children playing “Tetris” a day for 30 minutes for a day for three months have thicker cortex than who don’t play. The cortex of human brain is responsible for process and visual co-ordination.

Call of Duty and Halo players proved 50% better in making out details in clutter and managing events.

It improves early literacy especially letter recognition among the children of age group 4 and 5 years old.

It slows down ageing process in humans. Playing brain-teasing game for just two hours a week may help slow the degree of mental decay associated with the natural aging process, according to a study this year from the University of Iowa.

 FACT 6:
It works as a great PAIN RELIEVER. In 2010, researchers presented evidence at the American Pain Society's annual scientific meeting that video games, specifically ones with an emphasis on virtual reality, have proven effective in reducing anxiety or pain caused by medical procedures or chronic illness.

They may help Dyslexic kids read better. A study from the University of Padua throws cold water on the idea that video games are bad for the brains of young children. In February, the Italian researchers presented evidence that playing fast-paced video games can improve the reading skills of children with dyslexia.

Indranil Bisuri

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