Investigation of the Effect of Playing Video Games on Visual Attention and Brain Hemodynamics with Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy

Erdogan S. B. , Bilgin C., Turan B., Akin A.

22nd Annual Meeting of the IEEE-Photonics-Society, Belek, Turkey, 4 - 08 October 2009, pp.272-273 identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/leos.2009.5343270
  • City: Belek
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.272-273
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


To investigate the effects of video game playing on attentional capacity and visual skills, we measured cerebral oxygenation using near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) as a measure of prefrontal brain activity.