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Calm Your Hyperactive Child by Dr. Sabina Dosani

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Let’s play PlayStation

If the only activity your child can concentrate on is playing video games, don’t despair. Finding out about the lesser known benefits of console games will offer some consolation.

There…s new scientific evidence suggesting that video-game-based technology can improve attention span, decrease distractibility and increase children’s ability to finish tasks.

Many children with ADHD can’t concentrate at school, but have an uncanny ability to focus and concentrate on their video and computer games, achieving high scores and thrashing every competitor who comes their way.

To play a computer game well, children need good concentration, a level of forward planning, lateral thinking and sustained problem-solving abilities. A ...

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