If you can't afford medical school, video games are fine for training11/18/2012
Sure, they may cause morbid obesity, social isolation and obsessive bouts of play resulting in death, but it turns out video games also have real social value, should their players ever get off the sofa. A University of Texas study found teenage video gamers who play an average of two hours a day shockingly performed better on simulated surgeries than medical residents. Using machines to replicate virtual operations, high schools kids reportedly slightly outdid the physicians in training, suggesting once again that playing recreational video games boosts visual and spatial intelligence. With data like this, who even needs Harvard Medical School? "Halo 4" for everyone! [Source]
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