Some MOBA video games can act like an IQ test, researchers report. In a new PLOS ONE study, researchers note a correlation between skill in action strategy games, like DOTA2, and high IQ. The correlation is similar to that seen between intelligence and ability in more traditional games like chess.
A neuroimaging study reveals response learners show a decrease in hippocampal gray matter after playing action based video games for 90 hours.
A new study reveals heavy video gaming may not result in social anxiety or feelings of loneliness if players are socially engaged in social media or instant messaging.
A new video game is helping to speed up neuroscience research by allowing players to reconstruct the architecture of neurons.
A new study reports that a video game, currently in development as a medical device, has shown to boost attention in some children with sensory processing dysfunction.
A new study reveals people tend to behave helpfully as their virtual world ends.
Researchers report children with poor vision experience an improvement in their peripheral vision within hours of being exposed to child friendly action video games.
A new study attempted to measure the scale of gaming addiction in the general public using the symptoms of 'internet gaming disorder'.