The Value of 1st Person Shooters

Shitface

Member
Just yesterday i was watching National Geographic Channel and they had a show about people who play videogames can process information faster. I only saw the very end and thats what they said to sum it up.
 

Quadriflax

New Member
Dr. Daphne Bavelier, an associate professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Rochester

Hmm. I'm working at UR this summer, albiet in a different dept. Maybe I can seek this person out and help her do some studies.

They carried out four experiments on undergraduates, all of them male because no female shooter game fans could be found on campus.

I am shocked, SHOCKED I tell you!
 

klakalou

New Member
Originally posted by SegaSquad@May 29, 2003 @ 04:17 PM

Just yesterday i was watching National Geographic Channel and they had a show about people who play videogames can process information faster. I only saw the very end and thats what they said to sum it up.

ive always suggested this. when u sit and watch tv, u are recieving. when u sit and play a game, u constantly think, especially when fighting another person, u think and concentrate, and i believe it makes u much smarter.
 

Zziggy00

New Member
They had this on TechTV last night (5/30/03)....they said the study only involves FPS and that people that play them frequently can pick things out of a group faster and keep track of many more moveing objects at one time compared to a person that doesn't play them.
 

Gallstaff

Member
This is so totally off topic but have you noticed that most of the people who work at eb and gamestop all had systic acne in highschool. You can tell cause their face looks all chewed up.
 

schi0249

Mid Boss
Hey, that is one mean stereotype.. I worked there for years and don't look like that. Hell, none of my staff even looked like that. Plus the EB in the Mall of America, tey mainly hire hot, dumb, blondes.
 

Supergrom

Member
hehe, yeah, maybe i need to move back to Minnesota... nah, not worth it, 2 years there was enough.

And I know of maybe a couple people like that, but definintely not even a majority. Most the people that work there are fairly nice guys/girls, and dont have scars for acne.
 

bellotto

New Member
Practice makes perfect. Sonic 1 can help improve reaction time. Just try some of the challenges I listed in game of the week. They are in the Sonic 3 post.
 
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