A test subject attempts to determine whether the erratically moving dots on a computer screen are moving left or right on average during a study at the University of Rochester August 24, 2010. This was one task used by UR professor of brain and cognitive science Daphne Bavelier and colleagues in their study, “Improved probabilistic inference as a general learning mechanism with action video games”, to determine whether playing video games makes people faster decision makers while having no detrimental effect on accuracy. //photo: J. Adam Fenster/University of Rochester

and she is a professor of brain and
cognitive science.