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Video Games Can Enhance Visual Attention, finds Research

Posted on 15 November 2010 by Kevin Minke

Reporting on new research from WIREs Cognitive Science, IndustryGamers writes: ‘Action games like Call of Duty and Halo can enhance visual attention, the ability that helps us focus on relevant visual information. The mental mechanism allows people to select pertinent visual information and ignore irrelevant information. It suggests that action titles can be used to augment military training, educational tools, and correct visual deficits.’ Shawn Green, co-author of the study, commented, ‘At the core of these action video game-induced improvements appears to be a remarkable enhancement in the ability to flexibly and precisely control attention, a finding that could have a variety of real-world applications. For example, those in professions that demand “super-normal” visual attention, such as fighter pilots, would benefit enormously from enhanced visual attention, as their performance and lives depend on their ability to react quickly and accurately to primarily visual information. [Slashdot]

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CELEBRITIES STAR IN NEW CALL OF DUTY COMMERCIAL

Posted on 10 November 2010 by Christian

Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel play real life soldiers in Activision

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