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Smarter Gamers?

Posted Tue, Aug 19, 2008 by Messiah

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 today’s gamers could well be tomorrow’s surgeons. Their surprising conclusions included:

The popular multiplayer online game “World of Warcraft” can improve scientific thinking.

You can read it all here.

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