PROVEN Health Benefits Of Video Games

I’ve been a big gamer my entire life, and while too much gaming and gaming addiction are very real problems, many studies show that playing video games actually has several health benefits, as long as you don’t overdo it. Turns out playing Fortnite, Minecraft, or even classic RPG’s can benefit your social life and even your grades!

SOURCES:

www.apa.org/monitor/2014/02/v...
www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/... %2[…]vier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0896627319308335%3Fshowall%3Dtrue
pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24295...
pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24166...


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  1. Da AKM

    Da AKM

    Tunti sitten

    Nobody: Me: *casually sends this to my parents even though I’m probably the kid in this family who games the least*

  2. logo blocks fan

    logo blocks fan

    2 tuntia sitten

    me showing my mom

  3. itchytwitchy

    itchytwitchy

    4 tuntia sitten

    Tnx i finally am able to play 3 more hours of games without my mom disturbing me EDIT: didn't work lol

  4. Jehuel Angcao

    Jehuel Angcao

    5 tuntia sitten

    This is a certified Gamer Moment 😎

  5. Storm Arashi

    Storm Arashi

    9 tuntia sitten

    You heard it here folks, it's time to play Trauma Center all day.

  6. Indigo Cupcake

    Indigo Cupcake

    11 tuntia sitten

    Wow, I should start playing video games now

  7. Chris A

    Chris A

    12 tuntia sitten

    Man is now shilling video games. He is totally shameless.

  8. Elias Roy

    Elias Roy

    15 tuntia sitten

    Thnx Dr. Mike. Now I can show this video to my parents

  9. Micaela Carino Garcia

    Micaela Carino Garcia

    17 tuntia sitten

    Gaming actually develops the physical brain Me being a gamer:YES!

  10. Cindy Bejarasco

    Cindy Bejarasco

    23 tuntia sitten

    "GAMING HAS BENEFITS" My younger brother: This is exactly the reason why I dropped out school and no longer sleep! See? Better learning.

  11. Tomáš Tóth

    Tomáš Tóth

    Päivä sitten

    Thank you

  12. Drew

    Drew

    Päivä sitten

    Well you hear him! Dr’s orders!!! More gaming stat!!!

  13. Saathwik Gorantala

    Saathwik Gorantala

    Päivä sitten

    0:01

  14. tanknation OAC

    tanknation OAC

    Päivä sitten

    improve social skills meanwhile getting calllef every racial slur in mw2 lobbied

  15. sports boi

    sports boi

    Päivä sitten

    im gonna show this parents

  16. Tartaglia Main

    Tartaglia Main

    2 päivää sitten

    I also think osu! Helps with sight read and reaction time

  17. Wottm

    Wottm

    2 päivää sitten

    My parents watching as I show them this video: >:(

  18. BruceTheBear

    BruceTheBear

    2 päivää sitten

    Woah, I didn't expect to see Aloy

  19. The One Above All

    The One Above All

    2 päivää sitten

    “And can even ward off anxiety” Me who was the last guy in a WoW Legion raid trying his best to finish the last boss and won.

  20. SVGCOMMAC

    SVGCOMMAC

    2 päivää sitten

    Me starting to play assassin's Creed continues to pass chemistry after previously failing it

  21. Yousef Gebremichael

    Yousef Gebremichael

    2 päivää sitten

    How about fortnite

  22. Al

    Al

    2 päivää sitten

    Are karen watching this video?

  23. ilVCF -

    ilVCF -

    3 päivää sitten

    Thanks man

  24. Yoongles

    Yoongles

    3 päivää sitten

    I also thought of that.

  25. Harshavardhan Tamil selvan

    Harshavardhan Tamil selvan

    3 päivää sitten

    Hello everyone, this video will be the most shared by gamers among yt.

  26. Darkiller 11

    Darkiller 11

    3 päivää sitten

    It is official from now on we leave schools and start gaming

  27. ּ؏ــمۘــٰا̍ڔ

    ּ؏ــمۘــٰا̍ڔ

    3 päivää sitten

    Me : plays 17 hours a day Dr. Mike : they downside if you over do it Me : skips 10 seconds

  28. Yuri- chan 1349

    Yuri- chan 1349

    3 päivää sitten

    The reason why it helps me with anxiety is bcs of online friends

  29. ur mom

    ur mom

    3 päivää sitten

    Do you play video games Doctor Mike?

  30. Natural

    Natural

    3 päivää sitten

    Now i can make an excuse to play games all day long

  31. Ghastify

    Ghastify

    3 päivää sitten

    i love gaming no wonder why i am one of the smartest in my class.

  32. Andrew Sawyer

    Andrew Sawyer

    4 päivää sitten

    Respect to my man over here shouting out APEX. Mike pls play more Apex

  33. SophieSoot Gacha

    SophieSoot Gacha

    4 päivää sitten

    I play 24/7 quite literally

  34. Hasael pacheco

    Hasael pacheco

    4 päivää sitten

    YOU HEAR THAT MOM HEHEHEHE

  35. Candy Cane

    Candy Cane

    4 päivää sitten

    I totally don’t spend 20 hours a week on games lol

  36. TCTCyou

    TCTCyou

    4 päivää sitten

    Finally someone have said it, i remember playing mmorpg and i would calculate how much exp gain for an hour with x amount of mobs in the map with x amount of damage i do per second plus the x amount of potions i need with how much money i would gain for an hour.... I was doing legit maths but my parent think playing game is bad lmao

  37. Mark Stubbins

    Mark Stubbins

    4 päivää sitten

    I'd love to have a game with you

  38. Tiffany Spurlock

    Tiffany Spurlock

    4 päivää sitten

    My brother breaking up with his little girlfriend bc she was taking away his game time was not reasonable 😂

  39. Lexi Grace Sangalang

    Lexi Grace Sangalang

    4 päivää sitten

    :0 I play mobile legends

  40. PoopinRuben 69

    PoopinRuben 69

    4 päivää sitten

    God bless you for this

  41. yeni soediro

    yeni soediro

    5 päivää sitten

    doctor mike playing sims challenge!!!

  42. Luynh RP

    Luynh RP

    5 päivää sitten

    I sent him a Vietnamese Subtitle, wonder when it will reach him.

  43. Juliet's life

    Juliet's life

    5 päivää sitten

    A doctor said gaming has health benefits!? *subscribes and starts binge watching*

  44. PremiumSoupBoi • 456 years ago

    PremiumSoupBoi • 456 years ago

    5 päivää sitten

    I have somewhere into 10k plus hours of gaming which is definitely not ok but I'm not going to stop, mainly cause I can't

  45. Lumine

    Lumine

    5 päivää sitten

    My comfort game is genshin impact it is three dimensional it contains weapons but no blood you can kill enemy npcs its a cool game

  46. Exoticz

    Exoticz

    5 päivää sitten

    Can we just thank Dr.Mike for showing apex

  47. Stumpyis360

    Stumpyis360

    5 päivää sitten

    As a gamer, I can say: this is poggers

  48. Cecil Arthur

    Cecil Arthur

    6 päivää sitten

    Say whaaaaa

  49. That one Janitor

    That one Janitor

    6 päivää sitten

    Shooters also help strategize. If there is an enemy in the room nearby, what do you do? Strategize, then put the best plan into action.

  50. Okky Firmansyah

    Okky Firmansyah

    6 päivää sitten

    Playing dota 2 in sea server really changes everything

  51. Jacob Haag

    Jacob Haag

    6 päivää sitten

    Bet

  52. Kyojuro Rengoku

    Kyojuro Rengoku

    6 päivää sitten

    me: what about the demon slayer RPG that is coming out-

  53. Reacting Too Movies.

    Reacting Too Movies.

    6 päivää sitten

    Minecraft is especially good when you have to travel for work or studies ;)

  54. Jason apex

    Jason apex

    6 päivää sitten

    Bro develop brain?……. Me be like: yaaaa my mom be like:

  55. Rachel Ann

    Rachel Ann

    7 päivää sitten

    love thisss

  56. Gold experience Requiem

    Gold experience Requiem

    7 päivää sitten

    Now the only thing we have to face is "I gave birth to you!!"

  57. That one CharJade shipper who is really defensive

    That one CharJade shipper who is really defensive

    7 päivää sitten

    Rythm games make my fingers feel faster and stronger lol

  58. That_Awesome_Cat _915

    That_Awesome_Cat _915

    7 päivää sitten

    Mom: U SHOULD NEVER PLAY VIDEO GAMES!!!! Me: shows her this video* Mom: Keep playing video games.

  59. BLEEP BLOCK

    BLEEP BLOCK

    7 päivää sitten

    TAKE THAT KAREN

  60. Korey Suzuchi

    Korey Suzuchi

    7 päivää sitten

    Thumbnail looks like he’s gonna kill you it you dont agree with him

  61. Fawkesy

    Fawkesy

    8 päivää sitten

    My theory is that as gaming becomes older and older it will stop being as criticized like people will stop saying that video games cause violence as video games become just something that’s common in every day life,video games are common now but I think when we get to the time that video games have been around as long as television it will become less criticized

  62. Lavenderrose73

    Lavenderrose73

    8 päivää sitten

    Oh wow, a doctor advocating video games? Awesome!

  63. Abigail Reena

    Abigail Reena

    8 päivää sitten

    Me: only plays minecraft bedwars 😌💅

  64. me

    me

    8 päivää sitten

    Problem isnt gaming, its the amount of hours spent gaming. Take a break after every two rounds or every 20 min and try sticking to 3 hours per day. Keep in mind that videos games are basically designed to get you addicted. Iv seen people let gaming get in the way of relationships and events in their real life, make sure to prioritize your real life before your virtial one.

  65. akmaza ary

    akmaza ary

    8 päivää sitten

    the only benefit i know is stress release. didn't know it has more than that which scientifically prove.

  66. Infinite_ Names

    Infinite_ Names

    8 päivää sitten

    So we're in a grey area, better than black or white

  67. Wendi Watson

    Wendi Watson

    8 päivää sitten

    👏👏👏 ... my ❤ happily racing seeing Mario mentioned!! 😯🥳🥳YEAH !! 😎 MAARRRIOO !!

  68. Copper Sponge

    Copper Sponge

    9 päivää sitten

    I’ve been playing games since I was like 3 or 4 and I will always give it some credit why I consider myself to be pretty smart

  69. the raging beast

    the raging beast

    9 päivää sitten

    Dude i try to tell my mom this all the time but she dont beleve me

  70. abdelrahman olayan

    abdelrahman olayan

    9 päivää sitten

    Parents watching this: I'm gonna pretend I didn't see that.

  71. The Blue Crewmate

    The Blue Crewmate

    9 päivää sitten

    i gotta show this to my mom why gaming has importance

  72. KrispyWaffles

    KrispyWaffles

    9 päivää sitten

    eyy i just finished that part in horizon zero

  73. ghostmcdonalds

    ghostmcdonalds

    9 päivää sitten

    No one: Me off to send this to my parents: he's a runner he's a track starrrr 🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃

  74. Beautywithinyou

    Beautywithinyou

    9 päivää sitten

    so... I'm not the only one who plays games to relax and fall asleep to? cuz I have anxiety and game distracts me from thinking at night.

  75. Amber_Yuki -_-

    Amber_Yuki -_-

    9 päivää sitten

    Kenmar from. Haikyuu watching be like: SEE MOM!! I TOLD YOU GAMING WAS GOOD!!!!

  76. flum

    flum

    9 päivää sitten

    Good thing I am a coder and have a good pc xD

  77. ToniX Trash

    ToniX Trash

    9 päivää sitten

    Me who plays warrior cats and WoF roblox: *maybe i am healthy*

  78. AERiA

    AERiA

    10 päivää sitten

    I'm sweaty wraith main I got no brain

  79. ZySaysWhat

    ZySaysWhat

    10 päivää sitten

    FINALLY SOMEONE IN SOCIETY ACKNOWLEDGES US, LETS GO, GAMERS!!! :DD

  80. Angleprince267

    Angleprince267

    10 päivää sitten

    Mikeeeeeee I played all day straight...... what's a reasonable dose I mean I played from 11 am to 10 pm with 5.. 5minute breaks

  81. explains video

    explains video

    10 päivää sitten

    my friend playes a lot of reaction based games and his reaction time is so sharp its scary

  82. fancy octopus

    fancy octopus

    10 päivää sitten

    Alr I'm making a petition to have a gaming class during school who wants to sign

  83. mohmanbrother

    mohmanbrother

    10 päivää sitten

    Lies

  84. Red Moon Squad

    Red Moon Squad

    10 päivää sitten

    Time to play for 24 hours

  85. Lolbit

    Lolbit

    11 päivää sitten

    Before shooters: clumsy After shooters: *+1000 TO MOTOR SKILLS, REACTION TIME, AND BALANCE*

  86. ItzNotCamden

    ItzNotCamden

    11 päivää sitten

    TAKE THAT MOM HAH

  87. Jacob _N_R_Z

    Jacob _N_R_Z

    11 päivää sitten

    Dad: that's because you only have interests in games and not studying

  88. Adele O'Connor

    Adele O'Connor

    11 päivää sitten

    Can you react to Parks and rection medical scenes?

  89. crazy gal

    crazy gal

    11 päivää sitten

    Gaming improves physical brain: That's the problem we need improvement mentally...

    • Malachai Carter

      Malachai Carter

      7 päivää sitten

      You're joking right? You can't be serious in this comment.

  90. عَدِيُّ

    عَدِيُّ

    11 päivää sitten

    Bro, when gaming is a harmful addiction people with brains don't want anything to do with it. I am talking about games like Rust that ruin your life.

  91. BHASFUNK

    BHASFUNK

    11 päivää sitten

    nice one 😀👍😀👍

  92. Sovin

    Sovin

    11 päivää sitten

    Me poor Me no money to pay game Me no infrastructure Me hardly get electricity Me no brain improvement Me sad

  93. Fire AMV’S

    Fire AMV’S

    11 päivää sitten

    Me: *sends this to my mom*

  94. CheesySpeeny

    CheesySpeeny

    11 päivää sitten

    Hell yaaaa

  95. zackslay

    zackslay

    11 päivää sitten

    Oh man, wait until my parents see this one 😂

  96. Xx_NotHim_xXK 1

    Xx_NotHim_xXK 1

    11 päivää sitten

    no wonder why im not so smart and intelliegent...its because my mom keeps telling me to stop playing fortnite smh

  97. Blazing Phoenix

    Blazing Phoenix

    11 päivää sitten

    Yeah take that mom and dad gaming did help me 😂

  98. Mattookarutou izādo

    Mattookarutou izādo

    11 päivää sitten

    My brother could be smart if he played in reasonable doses like me then.

  99. DaisZ

    DaisZ

    11 päivää sitten

    Yes mom, listen to that

  100. Ethan

    Ethan

    11 päivää sitten

    “Gaming has benefits” My Teacher and Parents: So like I said, gaming is bad for you and makes you violent.

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