November 12, 2014

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Blasting Zombies Can Expand Your Mind, Researcher Says Seriously (Michelle Fay Cortez  Nov 11, 2014, Bloomberg0

Blowing away enemy soldiers and aliens may be good for the brain, as researchers have found that fast-paced action video games improve a player's learning ability.

People who play video games such as Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI)'s "Call of Duty" are better able to multitask, perform cognitive tasks such as rotating objects in their minds and focus and retain information better than non-players, said Daphne Bavelier, a research professor in brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester in New York. They also have better vision. The reason is the games help people learn, even those who aren't regular players.

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