Study: Being a better gamer requires practice — but not too much

Want to get better at your game? According to science, you need to moderate your practice and train A new study led by a Brown University researcher followed players of Halo: Reach over a period of about 7 months, as well as the matches of high-level players of StarCraft II to learn how they acquired and kept skill. Researchers discovered that — no surprise — the Halo: Reach players got better when they practiced. But, crucially, they didn’t practice too much. The players who gained the most skill per match in their first 200 matches played 4-8 matches per week, and didn’t…

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