Advantages of Playing Online Games

Everyone knows the disadvantages of the Internet in general and online gaming in particular. However, when it comes to developing and improving thinking skills, it turns out that playing online games has many benefits.

We all know that playing computer and online games is fun. Therefore, we cannot take our eyes off our PC screen even if the phone rings, our favorite TV show is about to start or our dinner is burnt on the stove.

We’ve all heard bad things about this fun pastime before. We all know that online games are addictive; they can cause you and your children to spend valuable time in front of the computer at the expense of work, school and family obligations. Regularly playing video games and internet games can isolate you from human friendships, distort your sense of reality, shorten your vision, hurt your back, and fundamentally ruin your life.

Let’s put it this way: if you or someone you know are doing nothing but playing online games, that’s something to worry about. However, most online gamers tend to take a less radical approach to their habit. So when it comes to milder cases of addiction, gambling online is a less harmful habit than watching Dr. Phil, for example.

In fact, the habit of playing online has many advantages that the habit of watching bad TV lacks. Recent research has shown that playing puzzles and word games reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease while watching television during the day increases the risk.

Many other researches have shown the positive effect of online games on the minds of young people. Word games, puzzles and curiosities enrich children’s speech; classic computer games like Tetris benefit kids’ ability to concentrate, analyze shapes, think and plan ahead; board games like backgammon and chess can help in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčthinking skills and so on.

While watching TV is completely passive, all you have to do is stare, listen and open bags of chips, play video games, still not an Olympic sport, more often require you to remember that gray substance inside your head.

Also, playing online games is a less solitary act than most people think. First, many types of games, including shooting games, sports games, backgammon, billiards, and chess, are games for two or more players in which players can compete against each other. Additionally, most gaming sites add several features that encourage interaction between players, including forums, chat, multiplayer games and tournaments, etc.

The bottom line is that online gambling, when taken in a reasonable dosage, is the opposite of malicious. Thanks to many of the benefits of online games and their contribution to the development of thinking skills, parents can allow their children to play and play them alone.