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So I’ve written a new article after watching a really cool TED Talk from Daphne Bavelier (check it out below it’s pretty awesome). Also below is a snippet of the article so click ‘read more’ to… well, read more!

Call of Duty (COD) has almost an immediate effect on me. Pretty much as soon as I jump in my hand movements begin to speed up and become more accurate, my eyes move faster and my body becomes tense. Beyond the physical effect my mindset begins to change as I become intensely focused on the screen in front of me; headphones on other sounds, thoughts and needs are ignored. I attribute these changes to the fast paced nature of the game which sees players constantly moving through and reassessing situations as they are announced. Read more…