The Gaming is Good for You Infographic Looks at the Hobby Psychologically

 - Mar 30, 2012
References: frugaldad & frugaldad's Gaming is Good for You infographic is a review of the research from modern scientists, therapists and sociologists studying the effects of gaming, both positive and negative. The comprehensive review explores video games and their relation to therapy, socializing, education, the brain and the body.

According to the Gaming is Good for You infographic, there are 1.6 gamers for every American household, with an average of 40% of Facebook user activity spent on social games. Virtual reality games have also been used to help treat trauma victims and those suffering from mental afflictions such as OCD, certain phobias and those suffering a gambling addiction. Video games have also been proven as a tool for improving early literacy in children aged four and five.