Ever used video games to blow off some steam and recover from a hard day at work or school? Psychologists who study stress and how we recover from it have noted that certain activities are better than others for helping us recharge our reserves and getting over stressful events. Now, some psychologists –such as Dr. Emily Collins, my guest on this episode– are looking at how video games may be super effective at helping us recover from stress. And how some genres or types of games may do it better than others.
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