Useful for older video games




Useful for older video games? March 6, 2013

About the harmful effects of video games on the younger generation has been said a lot of frightening words. Where is the truth? Where myths? This is difficult to understand. But every historian is certain: everything is new always taken the general public is bad. If you believe a recent scientific survey of researchers from the University of North Carolina, video games have a positive impact on the emotional state of the elderly.

In a survey of 140 people aged 63 years. 61% play video games from time to time, at the time, like 35% of older people at least once a week to entertain yourself digital toys.

Those people who play video games at least occasionally, have a higher level of their emotional health. Those who ignore the video game, more tend to have a bad mood, and even depression. Just note that the results are based on a subjective assessment of respondents’ emotional state.

According to Associate Professor psychologist, lead researcher Dr. Jason Elleyra (Jason Allaire):

The published results of the study indicate a relationship between interest in games and a high degree of emotional health. Now plans to investigate whether digital games can improve the mental health of older people.

Beneficial or harmful digital games? Or maybe it depends on the specific game and the circumstances? In any case, people do not tend to think about their harmful effects .

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