Essay On The Harmful Effects Of Video Games

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Video games, despise being prejudiced for having a negative impact upon the youth, enhance particular skills of the player which can prove useful. Since their vast expansion around the globe, a lot of people have criticised video games, trying to "put them down" by only underlinging and strongly repeating the negative effects of these, but I must argue about that. Do they actually have only negative effects? Are they actually that nocive and bad for us? No. Gwen Dewar says in "The beneficial effects of video games on the visual mind", "experimental studies suggest that playing action video games might help people become more skillful in at least one visual-spatial task. Inexperienced people trained with video games have improved their mental rotation abilities". "Mental rotation is the ability to rotate mental representations of two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects…show more content…
According to Ken Congdon, the Editor in Chief of " Health IT Outcomes " the Nintendo Wii Fit console could be used in the medical recuperation of patients who require physical exercises. He also mention that "Doctors have already been documented as using existing games for the Wii console (e.g. bowling, golf, tennis, and other sports games) in the physical rehabilitation of patients" and "The repetitive motion and use of the system 's motion-sensitive controller have assisted in patient recovery, while making the rehab experience." Other day-by-day applications of video games and precisely of spatial rotation skills are whenever we need to make objects "fit," whether the context is molecular chemistry, mechanical engineering, or attempting to parallel park your car. - Paraphrased from Gwen Dewar from "The beneficial effects of video games on the visual
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