Runners Who Read

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Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Is pop culture making us smarter?

A new book is taking a different point of view on television and video games: they're actually making us smarter. Well, there are different kinds of smart, as the review points out ...


Blogger Nels Nelson said...

Funny that the ideas are put forth in a book instead of, ha, a video game of some sort. Wouldnt' that be funny? An interactive, first-person video game in which the object is not to, say, shoot up a town or destroy the dirty, non-white terrorist army, but to uncover clues as to why playing video games makes one smarter. Or maybe that'd just be boring.

One of my favorite things about The New Yorker is that their style guide requires usage of umlauts.

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