The joy of Lara

2019-03-06 06:09:20

By Duncan Graham-Rowe THEY may not make you fitter, but computer games can give your mind a buzz as good as you’ll get from any sport. The feeling many gamers have of being “in the zone”—where they are totally engrossed, losing all sense of time—is comparable to the sense of achievement athletes get when competing on the field. Jo Bryce at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, and Jason Rutter at the University of Manchester,