7 ways videogames make us smarter

PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE: Perhaps the GLASS folks can start here. Because unless you've played Zelda or happen to be a flute historian, you're probably never come across an ocarina. Check out this Dorklyst of all the useful/useless stuff that video games actually teach--such as every possible synonym of the word "evil" courtesy of Diablo 3.

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