There is a voodoo associated with gamers, they are sometimes called as socially awkward introverts. Various studies have claimed that playing video games makes you better at learning than non-gamers. Still researchers are not sure if gaming helps learn skills better. This conclusion drawn out is not first of its kind. The evidence shows positive effects of video games increasing hand-eye coordination, multi-tasking skills and memory. A research also says that regular gameplay makes one better at decision making, smart in general terms, brings out the creative person, makes one goal oriented.
A University study shows that playing video games helps to blow off some steam and helps to relieve some stress. Non-gamers usually use social media, watch TV, hang out with friends to reduce stress or blow off steam, whereas gamers have video games to reduce stress as a daily part of their life. Reduction in stress helps handle problems more easily in our daily lives. It leads to a peaceful and relaxed mind and body.
The Department of Defence, USA states that gamers are more intelligent. The reason being video games increase perceptual abilities, helps to focus longer, improve short-term memory, helps to sharpen the mind and boosts brain power. As certain games require faster reactions and come up with faster solutions immediately. Playing games helps the brain to achieve higher efficiency. Playing video games also includes interaction with technological tools and gamers are all eager to master the tools before others helps to keep the brain active.