Study: Surgeons who play video games are more skilled

playing-video-games.jpg Surgeons’ skills and video game play are linked:

Playing video games appears to help surgeons with skills that truly count: how well they operate using a precise technique …

There was a strong correlation between video game skills and a surgeon’s capabilities performing laparoscopic surgery in the study published in the February issue of Archives of Surgery.

Although doctors warn that children should not play video games for more than an hour a day, Dr. James Rosser of Beth Israel says that for adults, “Video games may be a practical teaching tool to help train surgeons.”

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February 19, 2007. life, Passion, personal, Personal Development, Work.

One Comment

  1. Ken replied:

    This a great article!!!

    I was hoping we could exchange links and put eachother up on our Blogrolls?

    Thanks,
    Ken

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