Well, I guess our parents were wrong?
A new study at Georgia State found gamers tend to have better decision-making skills. They’re faster at it AND more accurate. An MRI machine they used also showed that gamers had more activity in certain parts of the brain.
The lead researcher also thinks gaming might help your vision. When he was a kid, he had weak vision in one eye. So doctors had him play video games with his good eye covered, and he says it made a huge difference long term.