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Why These Neuroscientists Are Prescribing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.29.2014 | Science

Video games as therapy? While most virtual reality falls under the category of mindless entertainment, a group of researchers believe the gaming world...

Tetris May Help Treat Debilitating Condition

Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

By: Robin Nixon, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/25/2012 12:55 PM EDT on LiveScience LONDON — A seemingly trivial task – playing a par...

Doctors Prescribe 'Tetris Therapy' To Trauma Patients | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The video game Tetris may quell flashbacks of traumatic events in a way that other kinds of games can't, researchers have found. The curious effect m...

Stress-Busting Game Play

Tobi Elkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tobi Elkin

As far as stress relief goes, there's some evidence that casual games might be helpful. A study conducted this spring measured the stress-relieving and mood-lifting effects of casual video games.