Clive Thompson, a writer at WIRED magazine, writes about how gaming actually makes you smarter. He argues the link between intelligence tests in which shapes are presented to a viewer to determine intelligence, and a slew of games that use that exact notion to improve said intelligence.
Read his article. Do it. It's bound to make you smarter.
And go and buy yourself a Nintendo gaming console and a copy of Brain Age. You'll also want to hunt down your copy of PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient, a game for the PSP (Playstation Portable) consisting of grids and cubes to stretch your logical abilities.
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