Video games can redefine education, says a study by the Federation of American Scientists. AP reports:
Capping a year of study, the group called for federal research into how the addictive pizzazz of video games can be converted into serious learning tools for schools.
The theory is that games teach skills that employers want: analytical thinking, team building, multitasking and problem solving under duress.
At a book signing, I ran into a science-fiction writer who moonlights as a designer of educational video games with a biotech theme.