10 Shocking Effects You Never Knew Video Games Had On You

10 Shocking Effects You Never Knew Video Games Had On You



Regulation Of Emotions

Focusing on bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder where people overeat and the vomit, researchers at the Eating Disorders Unit Of Bellvitge Hospital in Barcelona, Spain, found that video game therapy actually helped the people with the disorder to stop throwing up and was found to be 100% effective.




Aggression

Research led by the National Science Foundation found that people that played violent video games where they were supposed to help another player were less aggressive than players of violent games that didn’t help another player.

This was found when participants were asked to play a zombie game in which the character protected another character as they collected supplies, while they were hunting zombies and another game that was somewhat similar to Tetris.