Top 5 Things I Learned From Videogames

Valuable skills picked up from gaming (that arent just how to shoot guys).

Weve been told for ages what videogames are supposed to be teaching us. On one hand, theyre murder simulators preparing us for shooting sprees (because locking, loading, and firing an M-16 is exactly like pushing the Control key). On the other hand, theres the backhanded admission that maybe theyre helping us improve our hand-eye-coordination (whatever the hell that means). I know I never got any better at throwing a baseball; I cant read my own handwriting; and I dont think Duck Hunt taught me anything except the futility of shooting imaginary guns at my pets.

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