The study looked at regular video game players and amateurs. Gaming could possibly increase the volume of gray matter in the brain, based on a study published in Nature. Researchers looked at the differences between the insular cortex regions of frequent gamers and those who didn't play video games as regularly.What is gray matter?
From legendary game author, Jane Jensen, GRAY MATTER combines the elements of science and the supernatural, together with character and story to create an unprecedented paranormal experience. Gray Matter © 2011 dtp entertainment AG.How do video games affect the brain?
Studies have shown that playing video games regularly may increase gray matter in the brain and boost brain connectivity. (Gray matter is associated with muscle control, memories, perception, and spatial navigation.)What happens to your brain if you don't have gray matter?
"But we know that those with less gray matter in the hippocampus are more at risk to get conditions like schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and Alzheimer's disease," said study co-author Veronique Bohbot. She is an associate professor with the department of psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal.