Video game practice optimizes executive control skills in dual-task and task switching situations.

@article{Strobach2012VideoGP,
  title={Video game practice optimizes executive control skills in dual-task and task switching situations.},
  author={Tilo Strobach and Peter A. Frensch and Torsten Schubert},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={2012},
  volume={140 1},
  pages={13-24}
}
We examined the relation of action video game practice and the optimization of executive control skills that are needed to coordinate two different tasks. As action video games are similar to real life situations and complex in nature, and include numerous concurrent actions, they may generate an ideal environment for practicing these skills (Green & Bavelier, 2008). For two types of experimental paradigms, dual-task and task switching respectively; we obtained performance advantages for… CONTINUE READING
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