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More Frags, less deaths? Gamers who are Surgeons are better operators...

, posted: 22-Feb-2007 11:16

According to a US report released today Surgeons who are also gamers are more skilled and make fewer errors than those who don't play Computer games.

While this comes as no surprise to me, as I have always had a firm belief that games, especially FPS' are good for honing your hand Eye co-ordination.

However its good to see outcomes from the study such as this:

It supports previous research that video games can improve "fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual attention, depth perception and computer competency," the study said. - quoted from reuters.


At the same time they are also cautioning parents that this did not mean to let your children play video games for hours and hours.

However I firmly believe that children should play Computer Games / use the internet for 45minutes a day, (not Playstation, Xbox or WII however)

as this teaches more than can be fathomed or discussed here.

More info Here



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