From playing video games to operating nuclear facilities, focus and attention are key factors in excelling at important tasks. Freer Logic's BodyWave scanner trains users to be aware of their brain functions without making them wear a silly hat.
What happens to our attention when we play video games? The New York Times' technology reporter Matt Richtel played a video game while stuffed inside a $3 million M.R.I. scanning tube to find out.
A recent study conducted at Iowa State University has concluded that exceeding guidelines for viewing television or playing video games can do something bad to your attention span, or whatever. I wasn't paying attention.
Six years after the first Army-branded game took the country by storm, the U.S. Army is ready to roll out sequel number two, announcing America's Army 3, due out later this year.