Wednesday, January 25, 2006

your little surgeon

Is your child into video games big time? Maybe they're just sharpening the skills they'll need in years to come as a laparoscopic surgeon! Yes, according to Dr. James "Butch" Rosser, chief of minimally invasive surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan:
". . . laparoscopic surgeons who have played video games can perform surgery 27 percent faster with 37 percent fewer errors."
Okay, sort of - we're talking about certain games at a certain age.