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How video games help people cope with disabilities

Bert UchinoIt’s proven that social interaction, now readily available through online connectivity in video games, leads to better health outcomes. A review by Bert N. Uchino in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine pointed to studies that link a lack of social support to higher mortality rates. Video games can help those with disabilities forget what they can’t do and build life-saving social connections.

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Last Updated: 11/8/19