Videogames slow, reverse mental decay: study

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    timtak

    I fear that Videogames can also slow, reverse mental development.

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    pizzatime

    Awesome! I'm addicted to videogames so that's super cool. Metal Gear Solid is one of the greatest titles ever!

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    bfg4987

    What's this? An article about video games that doesn't blame them for every negative aspect of the youngest generation? Unexpected, but welcome.

    I know for a fact that playing games like World of Warcraft, League of Legends, etc. that require rapid decision making, extensive planning, and optimization have played a large part in my mental development. I mean, even simply memorizing my 30+ keybinds in WoW and knowing precisely when to use them is a mental exercise, in itself, which is something that not very many nay-sayers like to think about or admit.

    Even basic J-rpgs have their merits, with well-developed storylines and characters. I would honestly say many video game scenario writers have better writing ability than most ordinary book authors.

    I fear that Videogames can also slow, reverse mental development.

    And you base this conjecture on absolutely nothing.

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    David L Reinke

    Games are good for you.

    And not just video games -- Board Games also serve to reinforce social interaction that has been sown to have beneficial impact on mental functions.

    Play More -- Play Often.

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    titaniumdioxide

    Great for 85+ old people too. Check this PLAYSTATION hardcore granny gamer! XD

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    titaniumdioxide

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWv2iBEAP3I

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