Nowadays, going through your daily tasks and activities is a challenge. There are lots of places that you?re better off, but unfortunately, none of these places are nowhere near your desk, be it that your job is at home or at the office. Motivation is certainly scarce. Fortunately, there are some great alternatives to get those motivations go back up to the proverbial roof. It may be hard to believe, but video games can actually help you get those creative juices flowing again.
So how exactly does a video game help you become more productive? Simple, it helps stimulate your mind in two ways. First is the gameplay itself. Puzzle games push your brain to actually think of possible solutions, this is obviously one good brain stretcher.
Who says mindless action games have no purpose for this matter? Beat–em-up or Hack-and-Slash games are ideal stress busters. They are good for people who are a little bit on their wit?s end on whatever task they need to accomplish, at job or school. This is the ?better? way to let off those steam. Instead of hitting somebody in the face in real life, why not do it in the virtual world where you cannot get into any real-world trouble? GTA anyone?
But the best benefit you can get from playing video games is the one you get from listening to its soundtrack/music. Any good music has their benefits just by themselves. The music heightens a person?s mood in a positive way (provided that the music, the person is listening to, is something he/she likes).
With that being said, the concept doesn?t only apply to traditional and classical music. People have their own preferences and opinions on what sounds ?great? and not. Scientifically put, when listening to a music that gets your attention, your brain releases a chemical called ?Dopamine?. Simply put, this is what helps us achieve the ?happy? mood. This also increases your focus on the job at some point.
So why video game music? Simple, video game music usually gets people pumped up. That?s their very role. They wouldn?t be called ?Background Music? for nothing. This type of music is meant to be played back while the players do a ?task? on the game. ?They definitely increase a person?s productivity by amounts you won?t imagine. If you don?t believe this, try playing Super Mario without background music or sound at all. The game will feel like a long-ass chore.
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