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Video Games for Health: Tetris Therapy for Trauma?

Very early fascinating research, which will hopefully be developed further. This is not a top 10 list you want to be on, but considering the global burden of disease projections for 2020 include depression (#3) and war (#8) in the top 10 contributors to disability, greater understanding of the mind and brain function is desperately needed. Additionally, considering mental health is such a complex and difficult issue, it’s great to see potential innovation in this area. Source: BBC News

(sorry I cannot find the blog I read this on, send me a note and I’ll add your link in):

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Written by Aman

March 11, 2009 at 10:03 pm

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  1. This made me giggle thanks for sharing. Tetris is a very strategic game and at least it make’s people think unlike alot of other video games.

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