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All those hours you 'wasted' on gaming as a kid might have been useful after all

All those hours you 'wasted' on gaming as a kid might have been useful after all

Always had the idea that the hours you spent behind your Nintendo, Xbox, PC or Playstation must have been good for something? You can now provide that vague notion with a scientific basis. A recently published study in the Journal of Communication shows that a certain type of intelligence increases through gaming.

Video games could help uncover your hidden talents – and make you happier

Video games could help uncover your hidden talents – and make you happier

If you’ve ever wondered whether you could make a real contribution to the world but aren’t sure you have any really meaningful talents, perhaps you should look at how you play computer games. A growing body of research suggests that the virtual world can show you what you are truly capable of.