The UK study concluded that simulation and adventure games - such as Sim City and RollerCoaster Tycoon, where players create societies or build theme parks, developed children's strategic thinking and planning skills.:: posted by Jim, 10:55 PM |
Parents and teachers also thought their children's mathematics, reading and spelling improved.
The investigation into the habits of 700 children aged seven to 16 also found that, far from being a solitary activity, children preferred to play games in pairs or small groups.
Tuesday, April 02, 2002