Ever since the appearance of first video games, gaming was kind of exciting and widespread activity, everyone wanted to try it, and when they did, they became addicts. Today, with all this advanced technology people can hardly leave their computers and gaming equipment for a couple of hours, some of them don’t even have real lives. However, we won’t talk about the negative influences of gaming, but just the opposite, studies have shown that playing video games has a lot more good effects than bad ones on your health, education and social skills.
1. Educational benefits
2. Social Skills
If you started playing video games at a really young age, you are in luck, experiments with children have shown that children who played video games were a quicker learner than those who didn’t.
The trick is not to redirect it towards your teammates, but to release it through gameplay and physical activity.
Playing a video game sometimes isn’t an activity you can do on your own, it sometimes requires contact with other people mostly online contact. While you are playing let’s say CS: GO, you will need to get in touch with your teammates to make a strategy and agree on your moves. Your teammates can quickly become your friends in the real life. It makes you practice your social skills, understanding others, appreciating their efforts and time. In general, gaming teaches you how to behave towards other people. If you are having a hard time meeting people and socializing, gaming is the right way to do so.
3. Cognitive skills