The Salt Lake Tribune wrote:

The "deep training" that occurs during video-game play might change gamers' brains — priming them to react quickly to changes in their environment but also making it more difficult for them to focus, according to a University of Utah study.

Youths who are addicted to video games share a common sign of increased neural connectivity in their brains, said study author Jeffrey Anderson, an associate professor of neuroradiology at the U. This increased connectivity could make the brain more efficient at certain tasks, but also comes with some downsides.

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