Play Tetris and you will be smarter.

I told my kids that they can start playing Tetris for extra credit. After all, when has playing a videogame been considered a good thing?

Researchers have found regular playing of the game can improve complex planning skills, critical thinking, reasoning and language. Tetris requires players to think quickly by slotting various-sized cascading blocks into homogenous shapes on the screen.

I wonder how much longer it will be until something like Need for Speed is a substitute for driver’s ed?

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