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Title:
Video game practice optimizes executive control skills in dual-task and task switching situations
Year:
2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Details:
Acta Psychologica 140 (1) pg 13-24
Abstract:
Objective: To examine the relationship between video game play and the processing of complex task situations, including the ability to coordinate two or more tasks at the same time.Design: Experimental studies, assessing the relative performance of video game players (gamers) and non-gamers in dual-task and task switching tests.continued
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Age Group:
Adulthood (18 yrs & older), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
Study Design:
Experimental Study
Source of Funding:
German Research Foundation ; CoTeSys (grant no. 439)
 
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