Good news for casual game lovers: Now there’s scientific proof that playing casual games is more than just a fun pastime – turns out it’s actually good for us!
According to a recent study, Casual Games Make You Smarter, conducted by East Carolina University’s Psycho physiology Lab, playing certain types of casual games – such as sophisticated Match Three games, certain types of Puzzle and Arcade games and even Word games – may have a positive effect on cognition.
What is cognition?
Cognitive function refers to a person’s ability to process thoughts. Cognition primarily refers to things like memory, the ability to learn new information, speech, and reading comprehension.