SPOTLIGHT: Skilled gamer, skilled surgeon?


OK, it's not clear what's cause and what's effect, but clearly, something is going on here. New research published in the Archives of Surgery suggests that surgeons who are skilled at playing high-speed, physically complex video games like "Super Monkey Ball 2" are more likely to perform well at suturing and laparoscopic surgery. So what does it mean if they prefer World of Warcraft? (We wouldn't want surgery to be too bloody.) Article

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