Turn that thing off before it rots your brain!
That's what my mom used to yell at me when I played games for endless hours. Apparently she was wrong though, I need to remember that in the next family argument. An article in the Boston Herald says that studies may have proven a link to video games and certain abilities.
Researchers detailed a series of studies showing that todays gamers could well be tomorrows surgeons. Their surprising conclusions included:
The popular multiplayer online game World of Warcraft can improve scientific thinking.
You can read it all here.