In a report from our friends at, a recent study by the University of Rochester states that gamers can make decisions faster than non gamers. 

According to a University of Rochester study, gamers develop an elevated sensitivity to their environment than the average person because of gaming’s effect on their probabilistic inference – the degree to which digesting smaller pieces of information leads to good decisions, says the BBC.

We guess this is bad news for parents trying to pry their little nerd fledglings away from the PC, Xbox or Playstation.  But good news for us adult gamers to use in arguments with spouses.