Action video games have a number of ingredients that are really powerful for brain plasticity, learning, attention, vision.

Daphne Bavelier

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“Your Brain on Video Games.” TEDxCHUV. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Your Brain on Video Games." TEDxCHUV. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier's 2012 TED Talk about research on the positive effects of video games on the brain. According Bavelier, research indicates action video games -- fast-paced, often violent games that emphasize hand–eye coordination and reaction-time -- have attributes that help enhance certain cognitive abilities, including the ability to pay attention, the ability to acquire new information, and the ability to visually track moving objects. Watch the full TED Talk here: Daphne Bavelier - Your Brain on Video Games