Put Video Games to Good Use

Putting Video Games to Good Use 1

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First-person shooter games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 are especially capable of teaching cognitive tasks that are important for careers as varied as architecture and surgery.

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Landov

First-person shooter games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 are especially capable of teaching cognitive tasks that are important for careers as varied as architecture and surgery.

On April 26 the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear a case involving California's efforts to ban the sale of "violent" video games to minors. The ban had been struck down by a federal appeals court on the basis of both constitutional issues and skepticism about research purporting to link violent games to harm in youth. "None of the research establishes or suggests a causal link between minors playing violent video games and actual psychological or neurological harm, and inferences to that