Word statistics, for students who played for 3 hours a day, five days a week for two months had the largest count. Nevertheless, to those who played for 1 hour every day, three times a week for two months showed less correctly identified words. It approves an increase in neuro cells in the frontal lobe and hippocampus. The research shows that gaming caused an increase in cognitive abilities. Gaming develops one’s mind since the brain structures responsible for memory get constant practice while the individual plays. The research work is, therefore, a confirmation that playing of video games improves person’s memory.
Science supports most of our intuitions about the benefits of play. Globally, the number of video games designed yearly estimated at forty million. An estimated 90 percent of children access and play video games (Olesen, Westerberg, and Klingberg 75). Most children learn the tricks in video games before they get to eighth grade. In the western world, nearly every middle-class child plays video games on smartphones, televisions, or computers. According to Gentile, 60 percent of children carry on with video game addiction to their adulthood (75). In Singapore, the researchers at the Nanyang Technological University found proof that certain video games enhance the individual’s ability to think creatively and keep good memories (Olson). According to Colzato et al., playful behavior appears to have positive effects on the brain as well as the ability of a person to learn (234).
The research topic is important in addressing parents and educators ‘concerns on the controversy of utilization of the video games. According to Garcia, Nussbaum, and Preiss (2086), students who play computer games show enhanced cognitive skills as compared to those who play in the physical playgrounds. Several studies have demonstrated the negative effects of playing video games. On the other hand, very few studies support the claim that computer