publication . Other literature type . Article . 2003

Action video game modifies visual selective attention

Daphne Bavelier;
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  • Published: 01 May 2003
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
As video-game playing has become a ubiquitous activity in today's society, it is worth considering its potential consequences on perceptual and motor skills. It is well known that exposing an organism to an altered visual environment often results in modification of the visual system of the organism. The field of perceptual learning provides many examples of training-induced increases in performance. But perceptual learning, when it occurs, tends to be specific to the trained task; that is, generalization to new tasks is rarely found1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10. Here we show, by contrast, that action-video-game playing is capable of altering a range of visual skills. Fo...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
free text keywords: Multidisciplinary
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