Healthier, happier and more successful: Hardcore gamers really do win

Can it be true? Haven’t we all received the memo that playing video games are bad for you? According to a study conducted for Twitch, not only are video gamers not anti-social as we all grew up to believe, but also tend to be more social, educated, optimistic, successful, socially conscious and close to their families. Previous studies in recent years have also shown that gaming can help people age well, and if they’re surgeons, perform better at surgery with fewer errors. Oh snap, just think about all the games we could have played…

Via USA Today

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