Study: Playing video games can increase brain size

Samit Sarkar reporting for Polygon

In order to investigate this, the researchers asked 23 adults with an average age of 24 to play Super Mario 64 for at least half an hour a day, every day for two months. Compared to a control group of individuals who did not play any games during the study, the gamers evinced “significant gray matter increase” in three areas of the brain: the right hippocampal formation, right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and bilateral cerebellum.

Two study’s on the positive size effects of game in one day?!