Violent video games like “Call of Duty” can help trigger-happy players make decisions faster in real life, according to a new study.
Researchers from New York’s University of Rochester found that first-person shooter games produced a heightened sensitivity and led to more efficient use of sensory evidence.
“These benefits of video games stem only from action games, which almost always means shooter games, where you go through a maze and you don’t know when a villain will appear,” researcher Daphne Bavelier said in a statement.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
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See the full article in The National Post.