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Guys love video games? It's in the brain

February 6, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
It may be one reason that it's difficult to get guys to put down those video games. Stanford University researchers recorded male and female gamers' brain images as they played a video game in which the goal was to gain territory. The brain area associated with reward and addiction was activated in all the players.

But the male brains showed a much higher level of activation than the females when they gained more territory.

 

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