Video Games Hone Laparoscopic Surgery Skills: Study
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Typically a surgeons would be asked, "How many of these surgeries have you previously performed?"

Maybe the next question could be, "Do you play video games?"

A study by Iowa State University psychologist published in the Archives of Surgery found that laparoscopic surgeons who previously played video games at least three hours a week made 37% fewer errors, were 27% faster than their non-playing colleagues when participating in a top laparoscopic training program.

Source: https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2007/feb/lapsurgery.shtml
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