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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EEG's Reveal Video Game Aptitude (2 of 2)

Caption: Those whose brain waves oscillated most powerfully in the alpha spectrum (about 10 times per second) when measured at the front of the head (left EEG readout) tended to learn at a faster rate than those whose brain waves oscillated with less power (readout on the right), the researchers found.

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