Could playing playing video games help you learn a language?

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Online gaming has become a concern for some parents in the past few years and there are worries children might become addicted, with negative effects on their socialisation. This has led some parents to think of creative ways to reduce gaming, including rationing the time children spend online....

No evidence to link violent video games and behaviour

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Computer Science Engineers at the University of York have found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more violent. In one of the most significant studies of its type - with more than 3,000 participants - a team of Computer Scientists demonstrated that video...

Video Games might give you a cognitive advantage in learning

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Neuropsychologists of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have just published a new study that shows video games are better for your brain than their reputation. The paper "how video games improve probabilistic learning" studied 17 volunteers who played action-based games on the computer or a console for more than 15...