About Serious Games

Serious games (SGs) or persuasive games are computer and video games used as persuasion technology or educational technology. They can be similar to educational games, but are often intended for an audience outside of primary or secondary education. Serious games can be of any genre and many of them can be considered a kind of edutainment.

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Thursday, 8 November 2007

Video Games Hone Laparoscopic Surgery Skills

Video game skills may give younger surgeons a leg up on more experienced practitioners for laparoscopic procedures, according to a small study.

Surgeons who played video games at least three hours a week in their past were 27% faster, with 37% fewer errors, in simulations of laparoscopic surgery than nonplayers, reported James C. Rosser Jr., M.D., of Beth Israel Medical Center here, and colleagues in the February issue of the journal Archives of Surgery.


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hernia surgery Los Angeles said...

Sounds very hilarious to me though some children or even adults who have a fascination for being a doctor may be encouraged to play these.

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