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Tag: Video Games

Indian Online Gamers Spend 8.5 Hours A Week: Report
Indian Online Gamers Spend 8.5 Hours A Week: Report

New Delhi: Indian video game players spend an average of eight and a half hours each week playing, with over 60 per cent claiming to have played games for three consecutive hours or more, said a new report on Monday. Gamers across the globe are playing video games an average of eight hours and 27 […]

120 New Games Will Come To Google Stadia In 2020

San Francisco: US-based search engine giant Google has revealed that it will add more than 120 games to its subscription-based game service ‘Stadia’ this year. More than 10 games in the first half of this year alone that will only be available on Stadia when they launch. “Looking at our upcoming lineup, we are tracking […]

Video games can help boost emotional intelligence

New Delhi: While it’s commonly believed that video games are harmful for children, researchers have found that it can help them evaluate, express and manage emotions when used as part of an emotional intelligence training programme. “Video games may improve the expression of emotions, but awareness and coping strategies can’t be solely understood by games. […]

Playing video games can make you more creative: Study

New York: Playing video games may not be as bad as we always thought and certain games that foster creative freedom can help in increasing creativity, researchers say. In the experimental study published in the Creativity Research Journal, the researchers analysed 352 participants. They compared the effects of playing Minecraft, with or without instruction, to […]

Violent video games dangerous for children

New York: Kids exposed to violent video games are more likely to pull the trigger in reallife situations, as compared to those who do not indulge in such gaming habits, researchers have warned. Published in the JAMA Network Open Journal, the study examined the effects of video games with weapons on children’s behaviour when they […]

Playing video games may help quickly analyse situations

London: Tired of watching your child play video games? Instead, join them, as researchers have found that playing video games can help boost memory in the young as well as in the elderly. “Our study shows that gamers are better in analysing a situation quickly, to generate new knowledge, and to categorise facts — especially […]

Want your kid to shine in school? Shift TV from bedroom

New York: Parents, please take note. Researchers have found that when there is a TV or video games in the bedroom, children tend to spend less time reading, sleeping or participating in other activities — and this can adversely affect their grades. In addition to affecting their performance in school, TV in the bedroom may […]

Computer game can help reduce unwanted memories

New York: Playing video game a day after reactivating the intrusive memories that you want to get rid of may reduce their occurrence over time, a study says. Unwanted, intrusive visual memories are a core feature of stress-and trauma-related clinical disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but they can also crop up in everyday […]