Your mother was wrong. Video games aren't bad for you. They're actually making your life better. Despite hand-wringing over a supposed connection between violence and video games
(hint: there isn't any), numerous academic studies indicate that playing video games has many psychological and even physical benefits. Taken together, it turns out video games actually
make you a better human being. 1. 'Mario' Is Like Steroids For Your Brain- To better understand how video games affect the brain, German researchers conducted a study,
which was released this week. They asked 23 adults with a median age of 25 to play "Super Mario 64" for 30 minutes a day over a period of two months.
A separate control group did not play video games at all. READ FURTHER