Wondering whether video games are good or bad for us? Do video games really limit our ability to learn? Do they make us more violent? Or do they affect our physical health?
Unfortunately, most of the people believe that they are the cause of many physical and mental health issues.
Actually, they can be good for us. Isn’t that a good news?
But Remember that anything in excess can be harmful. No advantage that comes from a video game will ever explain playing them for 8-10 hours a day.
So it’s solely your responsibility to figure out how long you should play! Here are some of the points that justify that playing Video Games isn’t bad for us!
- Enhance Creativity: Video games help you in becoming creative. Playing video games encourage you to show your creative side. So when are you starting playing a video game?
- Develop problem-solving skills: An epic boss and a hard level can be a problem creator. You work a little hard in your head to come out with some strategies to beat them. You try every single way to complete the level or please the boss. So video games, give you excellent problem-solving skills.
- Help You Become Social: Not all gamers are sitting untidily in their rooms, overweight, eating junk food, or chugging on soft drinks! Do you know 70% of all gamers play online? They make friends too. But, video games are not the replacements for real life socializations. So it is better to maintain a healthy balance of online and real life friends.
- Make you persevere: Some video games have very challenging setup, and you don’t want to give up on them, so you decide to fight for it again and again to beat your friend. It teaches you tenacity.
- Risk Taking: Almost all games are designed to trick or risk you in any situation. They prominently reward risk-takers. When you find the fantastic solutions to the most complex problems, you start doing the victory dance.It benefits you in making pro-risk, with measured strategies. We all are familiar with the risk-reward correlation – The more you take the risk, the better is the reward.
- Teamwork and Better Cooperation: If your game involves a group of people or team, your communication and coordination can go deeper than the usual fun you have with your regular teammates in real life. Working together to finish the goal to the point of sacrificing yourself generously, comes quite easily and naturally to the gamers.
Still, think Video Games are not good for you? Give us your views on it in the comments section!
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