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  • Arts & Culture
  • Issue 42


Video games are not the enemy. Words by George Upton. Photograph by Gustav Almestål. Set Design by Andreas Frienholt.

Video games are good for you. Studies have shown that gaming can improve hand-eye coordination, enhance memory and boost visual attention—the ability to interpret what we see around us. The satisfaction of completing a level or mastering a new skill has been shown to contribute to a sense of well-being, and virtual gaming communities have been a vital form of social interaction during the pandemic. Why, then, do video games continue to be blamed for everything from rising rates of


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