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Action video game modifies visual selective attention
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Nature 423 (6939) pg 534-537
Objective: To examine the effects of action video game playing on the visual attention of young people, ages 18-23. Design: 5 experimental trials, comparing performance of video game players (VGP) to non-players (NVGP) on different visual attention tasks. Study 5 evaluated training effects on NVGPs only. Subjects and Secontinued
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Adulthood (18 yrs & older), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
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Experimental Study
Source of Funding:
National Institutes of Health; James S. McDonnell-Pew Foundation
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