Mind

Gaming and Happiness

When the results of our ‘Win Well’ Gamers Health Survey came in, we were delighted to see just how positively our community feels about the thing they love. A massive 75% of respondents told us that they felt happier after gaming and an even more impressive 84% told us that…

The Positive Effects of Gaming on the Brain

There’s an age-old critique of gaming—from many a parent and teacher and other well-meaning people—that it’s bad for you in nearly every capacity. Too much sitting! Too much screen time! Not enough social interaction! All the violence! So unproductive! No real learning! We’ve all heard it before. But those tropes…

8 Techniques to Improve Your In-Game Focus

While some people (i.e, parents) might view gaming as mind-numbing, science has actually found that video-gaming helps improve mental acuity and focus. A study published in February 2018 indicated that gaming for even just one hour a day boosted individuals’ visual selective attention. This research came after a 2017 study…