Video Games Can Enhance Visual Attention, finds Research

Recent research has found that action games like Call of Duty and Halo can enhance visual attention, the ability that helps us focus on relevant visual information. The mental mechanism allows people to select pertinent visual information and ignore irrelevant information. The research was reviewed in WIREs Cognitive Science by a group led by Dr. Daphne Bavelier of the University of Rochester. It suggests that action titles can be used to augment military training, educational tools, and correct visual deficits.

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donniebaseball2984d ago

Insert FOX news "analysis" about games training people to be killers!