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2. Vision

Screen time with video games can boost visual acuity, though staring at a digital screen for long periods also has negative repercussions. University of Rochester researchers reported that individuals spending 30 hours over a month on action games were better at spotting targets on a cluttered screen than non-gamers. Also, studies by the National Institutes of Health and a major US automobile insurer found that game software can cut crash risk in half by enhancing visual skills crucial for safe driving. Just make sure to take breaks to avoid eye strain.

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