Video Games

Siblings lying on bed playing video games

Medansh Thusoo

There are plenty of skills I’ve learned from playing video games. It’s more interactive than watching TV, because there are problems to solve as you’re using your brain. In today’s world we see that the words “Video Games” are on every child’s tongue. Have we ever wondered are video games are good for development? Surely somebody would say yes but some of them will definitely say no. As we all know that video games are surely a popular form of infotainment but do affect our mind. But there are some games which lead to aggressive thoughts and affects our way of thinking. Are video games good for our development? To prove it a recent research was conducted by “NASA”. They divided people in two group i-e Group A and Group B. They told group A to play video games for 15 minutes in a day for a week and told group B to do nothing. After a week they noticed there was a change in group A’s cerebrum part of brain which is responsible for intelligence.
They were found processing information more quickly as compared to group B. But as we know that excess of everything is bad, and even excess of broccoli is also bad as it is toxic, same principle applies to video games.
If we play video games for hours and hours, it would surely affect our brain severely making them a dump. A video game can help but can affect in a wrong way also. Video games such as Sudoku, Solve the blocks accelerate the processing speed of the brain. Finally, I would end by the quotes of Andy Serkis “Every age has its storytelling form and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games but imbue them with the best artistic quality”.