Video Games and IT


Next week, on July 8th, it’s Video Game Day. Now, according to psychologists, video gaming is really, really bad for you, particularly children. Their brains become over stimulated, the nervous system revs up a gear and blood pressure rises, all of which leads to a melting pot perfect for outbursts of rage and temper, frustration and tantrums. So, you ask, why on earth is there a ‘Day’ to celebrate this for heaven’s sake? Well what if we were to tell you that there are many positives to Video Gaming, from improving cognitive ability, to contributing massively to the economy and overall playing a part in changes in Information Technology in the digital age, and vise versa? Don’t believe us? Read on to find out more!