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The games may not be too fancy, at least compared to today’s top game experiences.
But Crecente says they’re more immersive than the average page of text, and they make a point with younger viewers who are wary, or bored, with top-down messages.“It’s something they can explore on their own.
In the early stages of doing the tasks, the gamers' performance was not significantly better than non-gamers.
One of the benefits of playing action games may be an enhanced ability to precisely learn the dynamics of new sensorimotor tasks.
Such skills are key, for example, in laparoscopic surgery which involves high precision manual control of remote surgery tools through a computer interface.
Adults sometimes minimize teen relationships as “puppy love,” and schools and parents don’t always discuss it openly, he argues.
Plus, it’s hard to communicate with teens in love, and for young people to know what is, and isn’t, an abusive relationship.