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The 7 Ways Video Games Make Us Smarter

Number two on Andy Grossman’s joyful list: good video games improve problem-solving skills:

Even critics usually admit that video games give players good problem-solving skills. And they do. Almost every video game presents us with situations in which we need to respond to stimuli quickly and strategically. While sports and other activities improve situational awareness, the sheer variety of video games give us a far greater palette of reactions to choose from.

One Response to “The 7 Ways Video Games Make Us Smarter”

  1. Math is all about problem solving; if video games can motivate kids to develop their problem solving skills there must be some good in this.

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