When Your Mario Kart Obsession Seeps Into Your Daily Commute

By now, you've heard about the new study from Nottingham Trent University that found that playing lots of video games can result in "Game Transfer Phenomena": the real world and the video-game world start to blend together, and gamers begin to see conversation menus during real-life interactions and going for… » 9/23/11 9:00pm 9/23/11 9:00pm

Study of 'Game Transfer Phenomena' Examines Why Some Get Tetris

If you've ever closed your eyes and seen tetrominoes falling into place, or Angry Birds slamming into stone walls, you're experiencing "game transfer phenomena," and it involves more than mentally playing a game long after it's finished. » 5/14/11 5:00pm 5/14/11 5:00pm