Video Games and GABA

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to investigate the underlying neural architecture that supports the processing associated with video game playing and learning.

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to determine how gamma aminobutyric acid concentrations change in video game player and non-video game player hippocampi as a result of a 40 minute playing session using magnetic resonance spectroscopy, a method of MRI data analysis.


  • IRB Number: 1505699906
  • Research Study Identifier: TX5216
  • Principal Investigator: Sharlene Newman

Recruitment Status

Closed

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