Surgeons and Wii

“Kahol and Smith conducted studies in which trainee surgeons played a Nintendo Wii video game called Marble Mania, which requires players to develop dexterity in their hand movements to succeed at the game.
The trainees then wore “cybergloves” that allowed Kahol and Smith to evaluate their performance in simulated surgery. The researchers discovered that the trainees who played Marble Mania performed the surgical exercises significantly better than those who did not play.”
Read more at http://researchmag.asu.edu/2008/02/wii_bit_of_technology_aids_med.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *