eSports is a competitive field of gaming. Just like physical sports, eSport teams compete against an opposition, in a battle of skill, speed, strength, strategy and/or tactics. This is done both at a competitive and casual levels. eSports is recently becoming recognized as an international sport and there are now hundreds of High School eSports leagues across the country that we have the opportunity to compete with.
Gaming can be a way to socialize as well as a way to teach students team-building and leadership skills. Students can learn to work together through fun, interactive ways. Studies have shown a significant relation between gaming experience and response time on the location memory task. Studies have also shown that individual differences in gaming experience are correlated with the speed of recalling spatial information from long term memory.