What Video Games Can Teach Us

If used in the right way, video and computer games can inspire learning and improve some skills.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM January 19, 2004

Part 2 of 2: Video Games—Good or Bad?

Last week: The Violent Side of Video Games

Here's some news for you to share with your parents and teachers: Video games might actually be good for you.

Whenever a wave of teenage violence strikes, movies, TV, or video games often take the heat. Some adults assume that movies, TV, and video games are a bad influence on kids, and they blame these media for causing various problems. A variety of studies appear to support the link between media violence a...

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