National Video Games Day 2017

September 12, 2017 in the USA

National Video Games Day takes place on September 12, 2017. A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. The word video in video game traditionally referred to a cathode ray tube display device, but it now implies any type of display device that can produce two or three dimensional images.

It has been shown that action video game players have better hand-eye coordination and visuo-motor skills, such as their resistance to distraction, their sensitivity to information in the peripheral vision and their ability to count briefly presented objects, than nonplayers.

Researchers found that such enhanced abilities could be acquired by training with action games, involving challenges that switch attention between different locations, but not with games requiring concentration on single objects. It has been suggested by a few studies that online/offline video gaming can be used as a therapeutic tool in the treatment of different mental health concerns. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is the event?
Nationwide
USA

When is the event?
Tuesday, the 12th of September 2017
Only 284 days left!

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Someone playing a video game on a tablet computer.
Someone playing a video game on a tablet computer.
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