Video Games Hack Your Brain (In a Fun Way)

Video Games Hack Your Brain (In a Fun Way)

Most of us can probably think of a time when we were enjoying a video game and then suddenly…it’s 2 am. And that may not be entirely your fault! Video games are designed with elements that suck you in and put you in a state of flow, making it easy to miss how just much time is passing.

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