Game on! The Science of Video Gaming

Episode of: The Naked Scientists Podcast

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Apr 27, 201558m
Game on! The Science of Video Gaming
Apr 27 '1558m
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This week, the science at play in an industry that dwarfs both Hollywood and the music world: computer games. We hear how video games are altering the brains of players, why lovers of the shoot-em-up could be carving out a niche for themselves in the military, and whether adrenaline-fuelled sessions on a console can be addictive. Plus, why you might need a DNA test before going on holiday in future, evidence that bees are attracted by insecticides, and how colour can affect your body clock... For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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