SCIENCE CHANNEL EXPLORES THE WORLD OF GAMING IN ALL-NEW SPECIAL "YOUR BRAIN ON VIDEO GAMES"
-Special premieres on November 1 at 9PM -
Scrutinized by some for crude violence, many have accused video games of increasing aggressive behavior, especially among impressionable youths. Others disagree, citing recent research that suggests video games can be educational and used as a safe outlet for aggressive tendencies. Science Channel explores the effects of video games on the human psyche in YOUR BRAIN ON VIDEO GAMES which premieres Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 9PM.
YOUR BRAIN ON VIDEO GAMES investigates whether gamers are becoming addicted to the virtual entertainment and how interactive video games play on psychological cues like emotion and gratification as experts in the field provide key insight. The special also spotlights those at the forefront of research who argue that the exploding popularity of video games can be a positive tool in training a specific skill set that would otherwise be difficult to teach.
YOUR BRAIN ON VIDEO GAMES is produced for Science Channel by the BBC where it was produced and Directed by Graham Russell and Steve Crabtree serves as executive producer. For Science Channel Wyatt Channell is executive producer with Lindsey Foster Blumberg as producer.