From Wired: Nintendo Surgeons More Precise?
If Dr. James Rosser Jr. had his way, every surgeon in America would have three indispensable tools on the operating room tray: a scalpel, sutures, and a video game controller.
Rosser looks like a football player and cracks jokes like a comic, but his job as a top surgeon and director of the Advanced Medical Technologies Institute at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York is to find better ways to practice medicine. At the top of his list — video games. (…)
Surgeons who play video games three hours a week have 37 percent fewer errors and accomplish tasks 27 percent faster, he says [continue]
My grandmother used to tell a story about her surgeon uncle playing pick-up-sticks religiously to keep his fingers nimble. I guess this is the modern equivalent.