Video game therapy studied

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Video game therapy studied

Scientists at NASA believe that video gaming may provide an important tool for training the mind to concentrate and deal with stress. Their research, combining video games with biofeedback technologies, has centered thus far on children who are hyperactive or have so-called attention deficit disorder, but scientists also believe that it may prove useful in treating over-stressed pilots and other individuals. The technique involves rewarding individuals with increased joystick responsiveness for producing high-frequency brain wave signals associated with concentration abilities.

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