Study: StarCraft Gamers Have Improved Cognitive Flexibility

Good news for StarCraft gamers: your hobby is good for your brain. A new study, published in PLOS ONE, demonstrates that playing StarCraft can improve higher-level cognitive functions. However, it’s not just StarCraft that improves brain power. Apparently, playing any real-time strategy game that stresses “maintenance and rapid manipulation of multiple information sources” can enhance…