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Top 5 Things I Learned From Videogames

Valuable skills picked up from gaming (that aren't just how to shoot guys).

We've been told for ages what videogames are supposed to be teaching us. On one hand, they're 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, there's the backhanded admission that maybe they're helping us improve our hand-eye-coordination (whatever the hell that means). I know I never got any better at throwing a baseball; I can't read my own handwriting; and I don't think Duck Hunt taught me anything except the futility of shooting imaginary guns at my pets.

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