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(Some Guy)   Video games activate reward regions of brain in men more than women, Stanford study finds   (bio-medicine.org) divider line
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2008-05-27 11:51:06 AM  
Obvious tag is sitting in the corner sulking.
 
2008-05-27 11:51:10 AM  
A womans reward region has nothing to do with her brain.
 
2008-05-27 12:02:11 PM  
Maybe if she pulled my Right trigger or touched my X button like she did before we were married, she could activate my reward region.
 
2008-05-27 12:02:34 PM  
letdogsvote: Obvious tag is sitting in the corner sulking.

I was going to say something like this
 
2008-05-27 12:10:30 PM  
FTA: Date:2/4/2008

We had this discussion several months ago. Twice, in fact, since there was a repeat back then too.

The study looked at only specific types of rewards in games - a task-oriented goal. A follow-up study needs to be done on games with a more social reward, like the Sims.
 
2008-05-27 12:40:13 PM  
DogS laughter

A womans reward region has nothing to do with her brain.

That's because a woman's "reward region" is located squarely in her purse.
 
2008-05-27 1:11:14 PM  
FTFA: "in 2005, he published a study showing that men and women process humor differently."


In case you were wondering why she didn't laugh at that joke about women and cooking.


"The researchers designed a game involving a vertical line (the "wall") in the middle of a computer screen. When the game begins, 10 balls appear to the right of the wall and travel left toward the wall. Each time a ball is clicked, it disappears from the screen. If the balls are kept a certain distance from the wall, the wall moves to the right"


They couldn't just fire up Collapse?
 
KIA
2008-05-27 2:08:38 PM  
Five reasons your computer will always be better than a significant other:

1. It is always ready when you are.

2. It never complains when you're tired or don't bring home milk.

3. It will show you anything you want to see without any objections.

4. It will sit quietly until you want it.

5. It never biatches when you walk away or complains that you don't spend enough time with it.
 
2008-05-27 2:12:46 PM  
KIA: Five reasons your computer will always be better than a significant other:
1. It is always ready when you are.


Mine constantly locks up and reboots for no apparent reason, and my computer isn't much better.
 
2008-05-27 2:32:35 PM  
KIA: It will show you anything you want to see without any objections.

Not true... I visited /b and my computer then slapped me across the face and walked out the front door.
 
2008-05-27 2:33:03 PM  
I guess its the Obvious tag's turn on the XBox, so he(?) couldn't be here.
 
2008-05-27 2:33:30 PM  
letdogsvote: Obvious tag is sitting in the corner sulking.

It's not only sulking, it's remembering this so 5 years in the future when there's a link posted it will bring this shiat back up again.
 
2008-05-27 2:33:33 PM  
At least in my life video games have been cheaper than keeping a GF around. Now if only they had a space invaders version of the fleshlight. . .
 
2008-05-27 2:33:43 PM  
That's only because men have more regions of brain than women
 
2008-05-27 2:34:13 PM  
DogS laughter: A womans reward region has nothing to do with her brain.

Now if they had video games that simulated shopping, things might be different...
 
2008-05-27 2:34:55 PM  
I call bullcrap. You just need to find the right game. You shoulda seen my victory dance when I beat Portal.

/the cake. It is a lie.
 
2008-05-27 2:36:03 PM  
My wife hasn't activated my reward region since I got WoW.
 
2008-05-27 2:36:27 PM  
Liar liar panties on fire.

boobieblog.comView Full Size
 
2008-05-27 2:37:24 PM  
NSFW (new window)
 
2008-05-27 2:38:19 PM  
I don't know, my girl seemed really satisfied when she earned her epic mount... :::wink, wink:::

/Neither of us play WoW
//Seriously, we don't
 
2008-05-27 2:40:03 PM  
Pacodoszappatos: I don't know, my girl seemed really satisfied when she earned her epic mount... :::wink, wink:::

/Neither of us play WoW
//Seriously, we don't


Ah!! Only a horse will do!!!
 
2008-05-27 2:41:26 PM  
gorgor: NSFW (new window)

I looked, despite your warning, and giggled.
 
2008-05-27 2:43:12 PM  
Well, I guess I got a defective woman brain.

/will enjoy going to the mall once they sell light armour and ranged weapons
//and I can use a short blade on the GAP employees
 
2008-05-27 2:43:19 PM  
Rick Romero was going to do a report on this, but he was busy playing GTA4

//about portal, "there really was a cake"
//hate not being able to quote on mobile
 
2008-05-27 2:44:09 PM  
IdBeCrazyIf: KIA: It will show you anything you want to see without any objections.

Not true... I visited /b and my computer then slapped me across the face and walked out the front door.



Not sure why, but that made me laugh. Thank you.
 
2008-05-27 2:44:32 PM  
Written by Yoda, this headline was.
 
2008-05-27 2:44:58 PM  
I could have sworn this issue has been brought up more than once. It's like beating a dead horse.
 
2008-05-27 2:45:59 PM  
Haha.

Just last night I was trying to explain to my girlfriend why it was so important for me to kill 200 Flying Rats.

"But honey, the helicopter you get has missiles!"
 
2008-05-27 2:50:31 PM  
Even more reason why being gay is a sound economical choice. Video games is a cheap, reasonable hobby of about $75/month (averaged out with computer, games, etc).

Try finding a woman that will be entertained with $75/month.
 
2008-05-27 2:50:42 PM  
DogS laughter: A womans reward region has nothing to do with her brain.

That's right, it's located between her legs and if you find it and use it right you get a really nice reward.
 
2008-05-27 2:51:29 PM  
Farkshower1972: That's because a woman's "reward region" is located squarely in her purse some one else's wallet.

FTFY.
 
2008-05-27 2:51:52 PM  
KIA: Five reasons your computer will always be better than a significant other:

I can touch my computer's colon.
 
2008-05-27 2:52:46 PM  
Pacodoszappatos: I don't know, my girl seemed really satisfied when she earned her epic mount... :::wink, wink:::

/Neither of us play WoW
//Seriously, we don't


[image from latetotheplayground.com too old to be available]

epic mount?
 
2008-05-27 2:53:00 PM  
nopokerface
gorgor: NSFW (new window)

I looked, despite your warning, and giggled.


WORD (new window)
 
2008-05-27 2:53:15 PM  
I'm waiting for the study that tells us that women activate men's reward region more than video games.
 
2008-05-27 2:53:36 PM  
img1.fark.net

It says, "Sorry, I was in the john."
 
2008-05-27 2:54:22 PM  
Clandestine digital operative:
Now if only they had a space invaders version of the fleshlight. . .

Is that better or worse than a Night-Elf-coloured RealDoll? :O
 
2008-05-27 2:55:12 PM  
Useless_Fact_Junkie: That's right, it's located between her legs and if you find it and use it right you get a really nice reward.

For whatever reason though, I find a startling number of girls who have no idea of the secret code move for win all the time.
 
2008-05-27 2:55:55 PM  
Wendy's Chili

I don't think it does (have missiles). I still have thirty of the little farkers left so I don't know for sure, but I read a forum post somewhere and the guy was like "It does NOT have missiles. It is the regular Annihilator or."

So, don't get your hopes up too high. It's still cool to have an additional Annihilator spawn. And 100% unlocks unlimited ammo.
 
2008-05-27 2:56:01 PM  
IdBeCrazyIf: For whatever reason though, I find a startling number of girls who have no idea of the secret code move for win all the time.

You aren't finding the right girls then.
 
2008-05-27 2:56:09 PM  
Farkshower1972: DogS laughter

A womans reward region has nothing to do with her brain.

That's because a woman's "reward region" is located squarely in her purse.


Sir, one internet is being shipped to you know. You will receive it in two to four business days.
 
2008-05-27 2:56:22 PM  
Ceph: Even more reason why being gay is a sound economical choice. Video games is a cheap, reasonable hobby of about $75/month (averaged out with computer, games, etc).

Try finding a woman that will be entertained with $75/month.


It'd be awesome to be gay. You could fark, play video games, fark some more, etc.
 
2008-05-27 2:57:15 PM  
ComicBookGuy: It'd be awesome to be gay. You could fark, play video games, fark some more, etc.

What about the boobies and funness that comes with farking a girl?
 
2008-05-27 2:57:15 PM  
the obvious tag is missing because subby is a chick i bet
 
2008-05-27 2:57:19 PM  
I'm starting to believe that men and women are different.
 
2008-05-27 2:57:21 PM  
a child's brain will change the way it develops based on the stimuli it receives.
 
2008-05-27 2:57:46 PM  
Giggity?
 
2008-05-27 2:58:38 PM  
IdBeCrazyIf: Useless_Fact_Junkie: That's right, it's located between her legs and if you find it and use it right you get a really nice reward.

For whatever reason though, I find a startling number of girls who have no idea of the secret code move for win all the time.


That's when a girl says that she loves to give head, right? 'Cause that'd bring her a lot of win from me, as far as I'm concerned...
 
2008-05-27 2:58:54 PM  
Farkshower1972: That's because a woman's "reward region" is located squarely in her purse sausage wallet.

FTFY.
 
2008-05-27 2:59:23 PM  
Useless_Fact_Junkie: DogS laughter: A womans reward region has nothing to do with her brain.

That's right, it's located between her legs and if you find it and use it right you get a really nice reward.


ha.

hahaha.

just give it time, and maybe you'll know why i laugh.
 
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