VIDEO GAMERS AND HAND EYE COORDINATION/REFLEXES By: Grahm Greenemeier
VOCABULARY• Hand eye coordination: Coordinated control of eye movement with hand movement.• Reflexes: A spontaneous reaction to a object.• Stimulus: Something external that influences an activity.• Avatar: A virtual character controlled by a person.
HAND EYE COORDINATION• Hand eye coordination also known as eye hand coordination is the coordinated control of eye movement with hand movement ,and the processing of visual input to guide reading and grasping along with the use of proprioception of the hands to guide the eyes.• The parts of the brain that use hand eye coordination are the Cerebral cortex. The Cerebellum, and the section in the Cerebral the Optical lobe.
REFLEXES• A reflex action also known as a reflex, is a involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus.• Reflexes help you react to objects faster than normal, such as a falling object or a object that is flying towards you.• Sensory nerves gather information from the environment, send that info to the spinal cord, which than deliver the message to the brain. The brain then makes sense of the message and fires off a response.• The brain stem controls the reflexes and automatic functions.
HOW DOES GAMING HELP YOUR HAND EYECOORDINATION AND REFLEXES http://youtu.be/uQGm7Gz5YIU
HOW DOES GAMING HELP YOU HAND EYE COORDINATION• In a recent study it proves that video games can help your hand eye coordination. Surgeons that play video games have a lot lower chance of making a mistake while performing a procedure. It is recommended that surgeons play a specially developed video game before surgery in order to “warm up”. The study found that surgeons who played video games for at least three hours a week made 37% fewer mistakes and performed the procedure 27% faster than those who did not play video games.
HOW DOES GAMING HELP YOUR HAND EYECOORDINATION• People have certain skill levels in hand eye coordination and video games can sharpen your hand eye coordination.• Video games help your reaction time and applies that towards your hand eye coordination.• By looking at a television screen and controlling your in game avatar by using a controller without looking at the controller is using hand eye coordination.
HOW DOES GAMING HELP YOUR HAND EYECOORDINATION• Gamers have to undertake distinctive actions with their console as they play the game.• The gamer has to increase his hand eye coordination skill in order to meet the skill level in the game, and in order for the person to become successful in the game he/she has to meet the games skill level or exceed it.
HOW DO VIDEO GAMES HELP YOUR REFLEXES• While playing a video game you have to control your in game avatar to get past numerous obstacles. This obstacles could be fast or slow. If your in game avatar has to react to a fast obstacle in the game you have to control your avatar to get past the obstacle using reflexes.• The reflexes that you use in a video game can be used in real world activities.• Video game players have a faster reaction time of 100 milliseconds. Even though 100 milliseconds doesnt seem like a lot of time it could make a big difference when your driving and almost get into a car accident.
GAMER VS. ATHLETE GAMER ATHLETE• 20% faster reflexes • More balance• React to things 100 • Better condition milliseconds faster • While the athletes scored a• In a hand eye coordination 3.05 test a gamer scored a 4.37