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From Basement to Boardroom: Why Gamers Are Poised to Become the Next Generation of Tech Leaders

How video games affect the human brain is always up for debate. Every few years, a study comes around that trumpets the supposed detrimental effect they have -- followed by a separate study that refutes those findings. A 2014 NPR article, "Playing Video Games Can Help or Hurt, Depending On Who You Ask," sums up the dissension: One study says that teens that play violent video games are prone to risky behaviors such as binge drinking or reckless driving--but another study says if a violent game's protagonist is "noble" (like, say, Spiderman), then they're not as inclined to act out.
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