Video games, like apples, might keep the doctor away — or at least help improve your mental and physical health.
From improving memory to helping to alleviate stress and to increasing brain density, video games have been found to improve mental health in several scientific studies over the years. Games on the Xbox Kinect or Wii that require physical movement also keep people more active.
The infographic below, compiled and created by Liberty Games, compiles information from several scientific studies on the positive effects of video games. So if you want to validate all those hours on Friday night spent playing Call of Duty, you’re welcome.