Today kids of all ages are very passionate about video games, but can these could be unhealthy for their brain?
And, due to our tech pace world, it is continuing to grow even more. Children and even the adults find video games as their mode of entertainment in their spare time. How many of them are choosing to read a book, none?
No matter if they are bored or had enough free time, they play these games from their work or studies(sometimes even at school).
Some of these games try to change their mind and mood of individuals and they feel much relaxed than before if the game can be played till the end if not some of them will trying to play it till the end and this could become very exhaust for his brain. Due to its ever-growing demand, scientists have researched to find out the effects of video games on human brains.
Sometimes, when the game could not be beaten by the player this can become very frustrating for him because he feels not good enough for that game.
The science people have been found out that gaming can cause changes in many regions of the brain. Their studies show some structural changes in the brain due to video games and also several changes in brain functionality and behavior.
When we play a game we need focus and attention otherwise, we will lose it and must start from the beginning. Therefore, video games have resulted in improving several types of attention in human beings, including selective attention and sustained attention. Furthermore, attention seeking regions of the brain are more efficient in gamers when compared with non-gamers, and they need less activation to stay focused on various tasks even at school.
Brain training like word searches or word connects and skill games also even help in boosting the formations of memories of an individual. Moreover, it also helps in improving the two other significant cognitive areas, working memory and sustained attention. Training these skills are maintained for a couple of months after the completion of training. Memory games could also be very healthy for any age, even for adults who help them to keep the brain training and away from Alzheimer.
Indeed, the strategy-based games, have shown to promote an improvement in brain functioning among older adults and may provide some protection against these diseases.
More, these games prove out to be valuable as it is a stress buster, improves brain functioning, cures diseases, besides being a source of entertainment for all of us.
Talking about the kids, it can hamper their studies while weakening their eyesight as these games are played on a screen like a computer, iPad or Smartphone. The adults can hamper their work while playing online games at offices.
So, playing video or online games could be very instructive and rejuvenate as, but playing for hours could damage our brains.