Enhancing Attentional Control: Lessons from Action Video Games

@article{Bavelier2019EnhancingAC,
  title={Enhancing Attentional Control: Lessons from Action Video Games},
  author={Daphn{\'e} Bavelier and C. Shawn Green},
  journal={Neuron},
  year={2019},
  volume={104},
  pages={147-163}
}
The possibility of leveraging video games for enhancing behavior and brain function has led to an emerging new field situated at the crossroads of cognitive neuroscience, health science, educational interventions, and game design. Here we review the impact of video game play, in particular action video game play, on attentional control. We also examine the underlying neural bases of these effects and the game design features hypothesized to drive the plastic changes. We argue that not all games… 
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