Analgesia, Another Neurologic Benefit of Video Gaming.

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Here’s an interesting article about how video games have been used as pain relief for patients. I’ve been talking a lot about how video games can help improve medical health but this is the first time I’ve seen it used a little differently!

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One thought on “Analgesia, Another Neurologic Benefit of Video Gaming.

    brandonmc87 said:
    October 15, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    This article reminded me of a professor in college who likened playing a videogame to driving a car–his point was that both demand heavy levels of focus from the operator. I myself barely noticed my worst cases of strep throat thanks to games like Tales of Symphonia and Fire Emblem. Whether it be the level of immersion or challenge, videogames heal through the magic of distraction.

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