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Beneficial effects of gaming

Does gaming spoil a good night’s sleep? Don’t you encounter friends in real life anymore? Games are usually put in bleak light, worried experts stressing their negative effects on players. There’s another side of the coin. You can also argue that gaming stimulates a quicker brain and enhances creativity and a sense of cooperation. Dr. Hanneke Scholten of the Games for Emotional and Mental Health-lab UT, designs games intended to ameliorate the mental wellbeing of young people. One of her main questions is how gaming influences our identity. In cooperation with Blueshell Esports and Dimensie.


A. Heukels (Anneke)
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