The effects of video game playing on attention, memory, and executive control.

@article{Boot2008TheEO,
  title={The effects of video game playing on attention, memory, and executive control.},
  author={Walter R. Boot and Arthur F. Kramer and Daniel J. Simons and Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={2008},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={387-98}
}
Expert video game players often outperform non-players on measures of basic attention and performance. Such differences might result from exposure to video games or they might reflect other group differences between those people who do or do not play video games. Recent research has suggested a causal relationship between playing action video games and improvements in a variety of visual and attentional skills (e.g., [Green, C. S., & Bavelier, D. (2003). Action video game modifies visual… CONTINUE READING
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