Video games and Alzheimer’s disease?

26 May

Before you believe the hype, read this take down in The Guardian.

‘As usual, the news headlines conflate this conjecture with fact. “Call of Duty increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease”, said the Telegraph. “Video game link to psychiatric disorders suggested by study”, reported the Guardian. The Daily Mail posed the problem as a question, “Could video games increase your risk of Alzheimer’s?”, reminding us that whenever a news headline asks a question, the answer is no.’

(Hat Tip to Mind Hacks)

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