Brain Matters

Male vs. Female-To Game or Not to Game-The Power of Emotion

Male vs. Female

Male brains are chemically rewarded with endorphins when they take risks.


Females are more likely to remember and associate names and faces.
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Epigenetics

Helen Fisher: "It is now known with the study of epigenetics that various cultural experiences can turn genes on and off."


Why Game?

  • 99% of boys and 94% of girls game regularly (of those born post 1980)
  • 92% of 2-year-olds in the US are "gamers"



Brain Profile

Did you know that certain body movements can increase your chances of placing incoming knowledge into short- or long-term memory?



Play the Brain Games below to discover YOUR Brain Profile.