Play Video Games and Become a Surgeon Stephen Fung February 20, 2007 The next time your mother tells you playing video games are a waste of time, tell her you plan on becoming a surgeon and this is your practice. CHICAGO, Feb 19 (Reuters Life!) – Playing video games appears to help surgeons with skills that truly count: how well they operate using a precise technique, a study said on Monday. There was a strong correlation between video game skills and a surgeon’s capabilities performing laparoscopic surgery in the study published in the February issue of Archives of Surgery. Source: Reuters Foundation Share This With The World!