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Video Games Effect on Hand eye coordination
Transcript of Video Games Effect on Hand eye coordination
Video games have a positive effect on kids motor skills, improves their ability to evaluate tasks and information. According to University of Rochester's research ,reported by National Geographic, "action video games train the brain to better process certain visual information."
As another researcher, associate professor Daphne Bavelier, suggests, video games are useful when training people to detect elements in their environment. The report states "A video gamer driving down the street is more likely to pick out a child running after a ball than a non-video gamer."
What is Hand- Eye Coordination?
The definition is - The ability to do things involving hands and eyes working together.
Some more facts about the topic
By Kannon Davis and Joshua Byers
Gaming environments are always changing, players must adapt quickly and test their hand eye coordination
students prosper when the subject matter challenges them right at the edge of their abilities.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester found that people who played video games were able to able to better track objects appearing simultaneously, and processed fast-changing visual information more efficiently.
Education Development Center and the U.S. Congress-supported Ready To Learn Initiative found that a curriculum that involved video games could improve early literacy skills when coupled with parental and teacher involvement. ( mostly around the ages of 4-5)
Ian Bogost, associate professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and founder of software maker Persuasive Games. “Look at ‘
World of Warcraft
’: You’ve got 11-year-olds who are learning to delegate responsibility, promote teamwork and steer groups of people toward a common goal.” (mostly around the 11-16)
Office of Naval Research has proved that video games can help adults, their study show that video gamers perform 10 percent to 20 percent higher in terms of perceptual and cognitive ability than non-gamers
Dr. Ezriel Kornel said,"The key is that you have to be improving each time you
play, because in order to improve you have to be learning"
How do video games affect it?
What and Why
Many believe that video games have little benefit to people. In This experiment we strive to bring irrefutable numbers on why video games are beneficial to you. This experiment has more puposes then giving an answer to the myth. If enough evidence is brought together, video games can and will be more avidly used in rehabilitation; and other medical purposes.
Lenovo H430 computer
Xbox 360 console
Xbox 360 controller
Turtle Beach X32 Headset
Data and Analysis
Battlefeild 4 increase of 549
Injustic Increase of 290
Forza 4 increase of 448
After all the testing w came up with the obvious answer the video games do indeed have a positive benefit on your hand eye coordination.
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Green, Shawn. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Video Games.“Digital Media: Transformation in Human Communication”.N.p.Web. 27 Feb. 2014.
Griffith, Jerry. DIFFERENCES IN EYE-HAND MOTOR COORDINATION OF VIDEO-GAME USERS AND NON-MOTOR.PERCEPTUAL & MOTOR SKILLS.N.p. Web. 25Feb. 2014.