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Alzheimer's Disease: Is Playing Video Games Now Bad for the Brain Later?

How do action video games affect the brain?

How do action video games affect the brain?

Dr. West and his team wanted to investigate how action video games affect the brain. He had found in previous studies that action video games were associated with smaller sized hippocampus in players’ brains. His research team studied the brain imaging of 97 men and women who were asked to play either an action video game or a different type of game for comparison.