TED Talk Takeaways from Your Brain on Video Games - 5 Key Points

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You have limited time, but there are an unlimited number of TED Talks! We've summarized Daphne Bavelier's "Your brain on video games" TED Talk into 5 key points to help you decide whether or not to watch it. #TEDisAWESOME

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TED Talk Takeaways from Your Brain on Video Games - 5 Key Points

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  2. 2. “Your brain on video games” 5 Takeaways
  3. 3. 1Action-packed shooter games havepositive effects on different aspects ofbehavior.
  4. 4. 2Playing video games doesn’t lead toattention problems & greaterdistractibility.
  5. 5. 3Popular ‘video games & the brain’literature fails when tested in the lab.
  6. 6. 4‘Multimedia tasking’ & playing actionvideo games have varying effects ondiffernet aspects of cognitionrecogintion.
  7. 7. 5Intersect high entertainment valuevideo games with brain science formeasurable, long-term positivechanges.
  8. 8. MOST MEMORABLE LINE FROM TALK: “Who really wants to eat chocolate- covered broccoli? None of you!”
  9. 9. DAPHNE GETTING REAL IN HER TED TALK: “General wisdom carries no weight”
  10. 10. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPSHas been played for more than 600 million hours (equivalent to 68 thousand years)
  11. 11. FAST FACT:Average ‘gamer’ is 33 years of age
  12. 12. QUICK LINKS:Daphne’s TED Talk Daphne’s Profile
  13. 13. limited time,unlimited TED talks TED Talk Takeaways:rokk3rlabs.com think tank initiative

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