New Study Says Playing Video Games Helps Improve Your Memory

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You now have scientific proof as to why playing video games is good for your health because a new study from Spain finds that playing video games can improve memory later in life!

Researchers examined the cognitive skills of adults between 18 and 40 while playing Super Mario 64 and found that those who were gamers at an earlier age did better with working memory tasks.

There has been a ton of research on video games and their effects on the brain, and many studies have found positive effects, but this one takes it further to show how the cognitive changes can happen even years after people lay down their controllers.

Just go ahead and bookmark this article so you can pull it up the next time someone says you are wasting your time with video games!

(Best Life)

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