Playing Action Video Games Improves Visuomotor Control.

@article{Li2016PlayingAV,
  title={Playing Action Video Games Improves Visuomotor Control.},
  author={Li Li and Rongrong Chen and Jing Chen},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2016},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          1092-108
        }
}
Can playing action video games improve visuomotor control? If so, can these games be used in training people to perform daily visuomotor-control tasks, such as driving? We found that action gamers have better lane-keeping and visuomotor-control skills than do non-action gamers. We then trained non-action gamers with action or nonaction video games. After they played a driving or first-person-shooter video game for 5 or 10 hr, their visuomotor control improved significantly. In contrast, non… CONTINUE READING
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