The New York Times reports that researchers have found players of “first-person-shooter” video games to have much better visual attention skills than non players.

The article states that better visual attention skills are helpful in many different tasks such as flying, driving, radiology and airport screening. I’m willing to bet that avid gamers would also be good at shooting monsters if the opportunity ever presented itself.

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