Effects of video game playing on measures of spatial performance: Gender effects in late adolescence

By Okagaki, Lynn, & Frensch, Peter A., Purdue University and University of Missouri

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Publication:
1994
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Article
Journal
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
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Volume
15
Issue
Pages
33-58
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
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Older adolescents played the video gome Tetris for a total of 6 hr each in two separate experiments. None of the subjects had had any prior experience with Tetris, a video game requiring the rapid rotation and placement of seven different-shaped blocks. I