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Science | Computing | Relationships and health

Brainpower boosted by screen fun says study  

Game on: 34 million people in the US play on screens for an average of 22 hours a week.

Could video games be good for us? A new study carried out in the US suggests that playing them makes children cleverer, speeds up their reactions and improves their memories.

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