Confidence boosting video games may be the best stress busters

November 14th, 2007 - 2:44 am ICT by admin  
The game, designed by researchers at McGill University, helps by reducing the production of the stress-related hormone cortisol by 17 percent it was found.

“We already knew that it was possible to design games to allow people to practise new forms of social perception, but we were surprised by the impact this had when we took the games out of the lab and into the context of people’s stressful lives,” said McGill psychology professor Mark Baldwin.

Prof. Baldwin and his team - McGill PhD graduates St

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