The Mechanics of Brain Optimisation through the Game of PUBG
Saranya Narayanan1, P. V. Ramanathan2
1Saranya Narayanan*, Research Scholar, Department of English, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, India.
2Dr. P. V. Ramanathan, Professor and Chairperson, Department of English, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kollam, Kerala, India.
Manuscript received on November 13, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 November, 2019. | Manuscript published on December 10, 2019. | PP: 276-279 | Volume-9 Issue-2, December 2019. | Retrieval Number: B6153129219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B6153.129219
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Abstract: The media is replete with the deleterious effects of action games on the minds of the youth. The recent popular game, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG, also finds its place in these stigmas. The news stories tell us about the addiction and aggression created in the minds of the gamers. The spectators remain blinded by this news, and fail to see the positive impact of this genre. Several brain scientists have measured the effects the action games have on the minds of the gamers, and come to the conclusion that, if the energies indulged in gaming is leveraged properly, it can lead to a progressive cognitive and behavioural patterns in the players. The present paper scrutinises the effects of PUBG and how it can optimise the functioning of the brain. According to them the game does help in building positive character strengths in the players, which in turn can lead to betterment of cognitive behavioural patterns. Thus, when put into proper use, the several traits of the action games like that of PUBG, can be used for educational and rehabilitation purposes.
Keywords: Brain Scientists, Gaming, PUBG, Action Games, Cognitive Behavioural Patterns
Scope of the Article: Game Playing