Across the world, lockdown restrictions are easing, and we are being introduced to the "new normal". For many people, this is excellent news, but it makes them feel highly anxious for others. After being away from society for so long, many usual activities have been moved to the video game world. We've been able to cultivate crops, celebrate holidays, and go on whirlwind adventures, all from the comfort of our own homes.
Among the many health benefits of gaming, stress relief has surfaced as a benefit in undertaken exploring the relationship between gameplay and stress levels. The research suggests that video and mobile games can offer a safe sandbox for people to develop their coping skills and enhance their levels of emotional awareness, allowing them to improve how they handle stressful situations in real-world applications.
We are always hearing about the negative effects of playing games on our phones, but is mobile gaming really as bad as it's made out to be? Here we look at four health benefits of mobile gaming.
The coronavirus is spreading around the globe like wildfire. A disease, which causes breathing problems, has already affected millions of people, and a cure seems far away from being found.
Since the earliest days of video games, there has always been controversy around whether gaming is a force for good or ill. Like anything else, the answer to this probably differs from person to person, but the consensus does seem to be shifting over time.
Gaming has had a bad rep over the years. Video games have always been seen as time-wasters, distractions and toys. However, gamers have proven that video games are not the mind-rotting creations they’re made out to be. In light of several social and health benefits from gaming, society is only now appreciating the potential of gaming. Here are five such benefits that may surprise you.
In an age where technology appears to be more important than ever, we seem to be bombarded with messages about how we should spend less time on our phones. We are made to believe that our phones are a distraction, but who’s to say that this is entirely negative?