Future Surgeon Prerequisite: Video Gaming

Video gamers rejoice, your potential future career as a surgeon just got a little less daunting. Forget a morbidly precocious interest in Gray's Anatomy at some tender age, if you play video games, you're already on a trajectory toward a career involving advanced surgical techniques.

Canadian research scientists recently found that hand-eye skills developed by gaming--no great surprise here--train the brain for sophisticated visuomotor tasks, tuning skills necessary for complex surgical procedures involving images displayed on a video screen. Skills such as laparoscopic surgery, for instance.

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AKissFromDaddy3332d ago

Why isn't this approved already? The community is slacking.