New Study Shows Playing Video Games Actually Makes You A Better Learner

Dan Van Winkle, Associate Editor of The Mary Sue wrote about a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that posits that persons who play video games have an increased ability to remember templates or patterns of problem solving that serve as learning schema at a higher rate than persons who do not play video games. Players of fast-paced games and slow-paced games were compared. Those who played fast-paced games showed a prior competitive learning advantage. Opponents of this study have seen the opposite results and argur that this is due to the fast-paced learners attempting to prove what they presumably already know. New Study Shows Playing Video Games Actually Makes You A Better Learner

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